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Our Christmas 2012 Raffle winners

The Children's Society Christmas 2012 Raffle winners are....

Our statement on the pending welfare benefits up-rating bill

'If this bill is passed, it will make it much harder for millions of children and families across the country to make ends meet.'

Joint letter in response to Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill

This Tuesday, MPs will debate the introduction of a one per cent cap on benefit and tax credit increases under the welfare benefits up-rating bill.

Gemma’s World

Step into Gemma’s World and see the challenges faced by children living in poverty.

Nottingham children given new year boost

Children in Nottingham have been given a major boost thanks to the opening of a new charity shop dedicated to selling children’s clothes, books and toys.

Report reveals lack of protection for runaway children

Police forces and councils are not doing enough to protect children who run away

Minister for child poverty to give evidence to asylum-support inquiry

18 Dec 2012

Minister for child poverty presents evidence in final session of inquiry into asylum support

Alarming evidence of hunger in schools raises call for free school meals

New report reveals that nearly half of teachers see hungry children coming into school, 72% see children come to school without lunch or means to buy one

Our Advent calendar blog

During Advent, we are hosting a new Advent calendar blog.

Our response to the government’s announcement on universal credit rates

11 Dec 2012

Ellen Broome, Policy Director comments on the government’s announcement on universal credit rates

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