Press releases

28 March 2012
'It is of little surprise that this independent report has pointed to factors like lack of opportunities for young people as causes behind last summer’s riots.'
27 March 2012
'Members of the House of Lords have shown their commitment to protecting the rights of up to 6,000 children.'
21 March 2012
This budget has fallen a long way short of putting vital pounds into the pockets of low-income families
16 March 2012
We've launched an inquiry into support provided for children who go missing from care.
13 March 2012
The government is absolutely right to commit to do more to support the most disadvantaged children and families, says our Policy Director.
07 March 2012
In a joint letter, we are among six children's charities to voice concerns that young people will be denied access to justice in proposed changes to legal aid.
07 March 2012
Full text of the letter we and five other major children’s charities have issued to voice concerns about proposed changes to legal aid.
01 March 2012
Statement from The Children's Society in response to government's concession for legal aid affecting children.
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24 February 2012
'I don't feel human' reveals alarming levels of destitution among refugee, asylum-seeking and migrant children and young people.
14 February 2012
The Children’s Society is delighted to announce the appointment of Matthew Reed as its new Chief Executive