A two page briefing for parliamentarians outlining the case for a breathing space to support children and families in debt. A breathing space would place a freeze on enforcement action, interest charges and fines to support families to repay their debts over time in a safe and affordable way.
Digital Economy Bill - Committee Stage - House of Commons: Protecting Children from Online Pornography
Read our parliamentary briefing for committee stage of the Digital Economy Bill.
Our supporters response to the Joint Committee on Human Right's scrutiny of the Policing and Crime Bill.
A briefing for peers on our 'National Offer for care leavers' ahead of the Report stage debate of the Children and Social Work Bill in the House of Lords.
A report examining the impact of poor financial education and removal of support for care leavers.
The Children's Society - Case File Analysis - Department for Education Child Sexual Exploitation Innovation Project
Alternatives to high-cost and secure accomodation for victims of child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Greater Manchester.
Alternatives to high-cost and secure accommodation for victims of sexual exploitation (CSE) in Greater Manchester - The Child's Voice
Alternatives to high-cost and secure accomodation for victims of child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Greater Manchester - The Child's Voice
Read our response to the Department for Education's consultation on the Knowledge and Skills Statement for social workers on achieving permanency.
This report examines the links between problem debt and the mental health and emotional well-being of children and young people.
The report highlights how debt makes parents, children and young people feel anxious, out of control, ashamed and alone. Problem debt across the country is putting the mental health and well-being of children at risk, with almost a quarter of children in problem debt-ridden households feeling unhappy with their lives.
It recommends the Government creates a breathing space for families, with time to repay their debts with no rising fees or visits from intimidating bailiffs.