Policy team

Our policy team blogs about issues children face and ways we can address those problems. Through parliamentary work they advocate for children who go missing, disabled children, young refugees and migrants, and fight childhood poverty and child sexual exploitation.

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father hugging daughter
As Birmingham City Council investigates its obligations, our evidence and testimony illustrate the issue
04 October 2013
young girl clutching her knees
The minimum wage isn't doing enough to lift children out of poverty - but if the rate rose it could help low-income working families in multiple ways
30 September 2013
young woman peering through a window
Our new joint report found that some improvements have been made for support for trafficked children but many opportunities are missed
23 September 2013
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New report highlights steps local authorities have taken to improve support for young runaways, and our new guide offers support for practitioners
19 September 2013
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The government's announcement that 1.4 million more children will get a free school meal is a significant step forward
17 September 2013, 2 comments
Damian Green, Minister for Crime Prevention, delivering a speech
We helped launched a toolkit to help hotels, take-aways, leisure centres and other businesses spot the signs of child sexual exploitation
12 September 2013