This briefing for MPs in advance of the Queen's Speech 2016 details The Children's Society's legislative recommendations for change to better protect children and young people.
Report Stage briefing for MPs on the Policing and Crime Bill
A briefing for MPs for a Westminster Hall debate on the needs of unaccompanied children when they reach the age of 18.
Report examining the destitution and risks faced by families and their children living without access to mainstream benefits - known as 'no recourse to public funds'.
Read our submission to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport about child safety online.
Report Stage briefing for the Policing and Crime Bill from The Children's Society, Action for Children, Barnardo's and NSPCC
This is the The Children's Society response to the Cabinet Office consultation on the better use of data. Our response focuses on changes to the Warm Home Discount scheme that would allow low income families with children to receive the £140 rebate automatically, as is currently the case for pensioners, rather than having to apply for it.
This is the The Children's Society submission to a call for evidence on social security policy. It looks at a broad range of issues, from income levels, to incentives to work and the effect of growing up in poverty on a child's well-being.
Boys Don't Cry: Improving identification and disclosure of sexual exploitation among boys and young men trafficked to the UK
This report focusses on the issue of boys and young men who have been trafficked into the UK and who experience sexual exploitation. It looks at the scale of exploitation and the barriers to it being identified for this particularly vulnerable group, detailing the views of professionals who have a frontline or strategic role in this area. The findings presented here will improve understanding of a complex and often obscured issue and can inform the work of those who support trafficked boys and young men.