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Parliamentary inquiry to hear experts on asylum support impact on children

A parliamentary inquiry into asylum support and whether it meets children's needs is meeting on 20 November, when it will hear first-hand testimony.

Measuring child poverty - our response

15 Nov 2012

Responding to the government's launch of its consultation on measuring child poverty

The Children’s Society appoints new Director of Fundraising and Marketing

The Children’s Society has appointed Simon Burne as its new Director of Fundraising and Marketing

MPs and peers launch inquiry into asylum support's effect on children

A group of MPs and peers today launched an inquiry into whether asylum support meets children's needs

Concerning the government's pledge to protect trafficked children in care

'We welcome the work the government has done in the past year to tackle this horrific issue.'

Half a million disabled people could lose out under Universal Credit

Disabled people and their families will be worse off under Universal Credit if current plans go ahead, a new report finds

Exhibition features new migrant, Roma children's view of Olympic legacy

Children in Newham are displaying 20 pinhole-camera photographs and an animated film to show what sport means to them

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.'


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