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'Shameful' child poverty figures spark call for urgent action

The Children's Society responds to the Government's new Households Below Average Income statistics

Parliamentary inquiry into the scandal of ‘sent away’ children

26 Mar 2019
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All party parliamentary group for runaway and missing children launched with support from The Children's Society.

Children paying the price of cuts in crisis support

New report by The Children's Society finds local crisis support schemes have faced severe cuts

Funding cuts put children at greater risk of crisis

New report by coalition of children's charities shows funding slashed by a third per child

‘Shocking’ county lines exploitation highlights need for better help for children

The Children's Society responds to National Crime Agency report into county lines drug trafficking

Call for better funding as report reveals children's social care pressures

The Children's Society responds to the new National Audit Office report into children's social care

Huge challenge ahead to improve ‘unacceptable’ mental health provision

7 Jan 2019

Matthew Reed, Chief Executive of The Children’s Society, comments on plans for children adn young people's mental health provision in the new NHS 10 year plan, launched today.

Better help for vulnerable children must extend beyond school

The Children’s Society responds to the Government's review into improving educational outcomes for children in need.

Call for action to tackle children's loneliness

The Children's Society responds to Office for National Statistics figures revealing around one in 10 children are often lonely.

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