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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.

The Children's Society response to the Queen's speech

9 May 2012

The Children’s Society's Campaign for Childhood Director Elaine Hindal said:

Young people from Oldham and Rochdale pen chapter in CBBC book

Young people from our programmes work with CBBC writer to create chapter of new Tracy Beaker story.

Deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Claire Squires

We wish to express our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Claire Squires.

Children missing from care

23 Apr 2012

All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults

Peckham man running London Marathon twice to support our work

'I am running as a "thank you" for the support ... when I was adopted and when tracing my birth mum 37 years later.'

More than a million poor children miss out on free school meals

More than half of all school children living in poverty - 1.2 million - are missing out on free school meals.