Latest Press Releases

Concerning the chancellor's comments on cuts to welfare

The government needs to be honest with the public about what a further drastic cut in welfare payments will mean for families

Use unwanted currency to help child poverty

2 Oct 2012

The Children’s Society has today (3 October 2012) launched a new partnership with Travelex Foreign Currency Services

Concerning the review of young people's sexual abuse in Rochdale

'There must be a sea change in attitudes to young people in certain sections of the police and social services.'

Safeguarding in Kent

27 Sep 2012

In association with Kent Safeguarding Children Board we will co-host a multi-agency, one-day workshop.

Capital funding for early education

25 Sep 2012

Responding to the Deputy PM, Nick Clegg’s announcement of £100m capital funding for early education

Children seeking safety in UK face damaging culture of doubt

Young people seeking safety in the UK on their own are subjected to a culture of suspicion that leaves them frightened and confused, our new report reveals.

Comment on Ofsted report into pupil premium and free school meals

Free school meals 'provide children with a healthy and nutritional meal' and numerous other events, our Director of Advocacy and Communications said.

Regarding the parliamentary inquiry into unaccompanied young migrants

'It is vital that all children and young people who are in the UK on their own are given the support and protection they need.'

Children in care are missing out on key services to make them heard

12 Sep 2012

Stronger statutory guidance is needed to make sure that every child in the care system has access to vital independent advocacy

Universal credit to leave 100,000 poorest families in lurch over childcare

One hundred thousand of the country’s poorest working families will be hit hardest when new childcare measures come into effect.


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