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New figures show biggest increase in people needing food banks for past five years

13 Nov 2019

The Children’s Society responds to the latest figures on food bank use.

Disappointment over longer waiting times for young asylum seekers

12 Nov 2019

The Children's Society responds to analysis by The Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford around asylum seekers waiting times

Youth centred mental health hubs would bring huge benefits to children

11 Nov 2019

The Children’s Society responds to the Labour Party’s announcement to invest £845m in children’s mental health

Rise in child gang involvement sparks call for better early help

The Children's Society responds to new statistics on children 'in need'

Our response to the Queen’s Speech: The government must put children first

14 Oct 2019

Following today's speech, our Chief Executive addresses the Domestic Abuse Bill, Serious Violence and Immigation

It's time we invested in understanding children's well-being

10 Oct 2019

The Children’s Society responds to the government's new State of the Nation report on children’s well-being

Bishop of Derby urges parliament to stop delays and make true on their promises to separated children

5 Sep 2019

Bishop Libby Lane writes to the Lord Chancellor, calling on him to ensure legislation to bring legal aid back into scope for unaccompanied and separated children, is not delayed.

Government spending plans fall short on issues facing vulnerable children

The Children's Society responds to the Chancellor's one-year public spending announcement

Children's cuts could cost us election warn Conservative councillors

Poll reveals councillors concerns as charities call for more council cash to help vulnerable children

Quarter of a million UK children are unhappy

28 Aug 2019

Shocking figures about children's happiness explored in this year's Good Childhood Report

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