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Young carers celebrate as minister announces £1.2m funding boost

27 Feb 2013

Young carers from across England are celebrating news of a £1.2 million funding boost to improve local support for young carers and their families.

On home affairs select committee inquiry into asylum

Statement on launch of inquiry into asylum support

Tweet to your MP today and ask them to join the debate on asylum support

25 Feb 2013

A parliamentary debate on Wednesday means now is the time to ask your MP to speak up for children and families in the asylum system.

Our statement on figures revealing the scale of child poverty in the UK

'The End Child Poverty campaign map reveals the truly shocking scale of child poverty in the UK today'

Concerning the Anti-social Behaviour Bill

We have responded to the Home Affairs Committee's report on the Anti-social Behaviour Bill

Young people in Rochdale to unveil artwork to the public

15 Feb 2013

Young people from The Children's Society in Rochdale will unveil a special piece of artwork which represents their views of living in care.

Thousands call for free school meals for all children in poverty

We have handed 90,000 signatures into 10 Downing Street calling for free school meals for children in poverty

Single parents singled out in welfare reform

The Children's Society and Gingerbread warn of impact of Universal Credit on single parent families

Concerning Ofsted's report on children missing from care

A report from Ofsted calls for local leadership to protect runaways

Lance Corporal to run more than 280km for vulnerable children

11 Feb 2013

Lance Corporal faces challenge of a lifetime, running five marathons this year for vulnerable children