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Our response to today's poverty statistics: Progress likely to reverse

Progress on reducing poverty 'is likely to be reversed by the government's drastic cuts to support and services for the country’s most vulnerable families'

Our response to Eric Pickles’ announcement on so-called 'troubled' families

While the government is focusing efforts on 120,000 vulnerable families, our Chief Executive points out that those efforts don't offset cuts to needed services.

Statement from The Children’s Society regarding Unicef Report Card 10

29 May 2012

Media Statement from The Children’s Society regarding Unicef Report Card 10

Our response to the government's update on the Munro Review implementation

22 May 2012

Enver Solomon reposnds to the government's update on the implementation of the Munro Review

Statement in response to the government's plans to track social mobility

22 May 2012

Matthew Reed responds to the government's plans to track social mobility

Our response to new measures to tackle anti-social behaviour

22 May 2012

Enver Solomon's response to the government's new measures to tackle anti-social behaviour

Young Carers Festival to host BBC Radio 4's 'Any Questions?'

16 May 2012

The Children's Society and YMCA Fairthorne Manor are very excited to be welcoming the team of BBC Radio 4's 'Any Questions?' to the Young Carers Festival.

Our response to Department for Education's special educational needs and disability plans

15 May 2012

Responding to the Department for Education's plans set out in 'Support and aspiration: A new approach to special educational needs and disability'

Letter to The Times regarding vulnerable children in care homes who run away

Letter to The Times signed by MPs that sit on the APPG panel as well as Chief Executives from The Children's Society, Missing People and The Who Cares? Trust

Ministers give evidence to children missing from care inquiry

9 May 2012

Ministers give evidence to children missing from care inquiry in same week as men jailed for sex grooming crimes.

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