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A special gift from across the sea...

How a supporter who had been helped by The Children's Society left us money in his Will, and how you can too. Find out more about Free Wills Month.

Statement in response to the welfare reform bill vote in the House of Commons

'The government has today made life more difficult for some of the poorest and most vulnerable children in the country.'

Lords reject proposed cuts to support for disabled children in Welfare Reform Bill

Statement in response to the Government’s defeat in the House of Lords, regarding proposed cuts to support for disabled children in the Welfare Reform Bill

Lords reject proposed benefit cap in welfare reform bill: Our response

23 Jan 2012

'The Lords have stood up to the government and sent a clear message in support of children up and down the country.'

Outgoing Communication Champion publishes final report

18 Jan 2012

The Children's Society urges Government to implement the recommendations of the outgoing Communications Champion

Our response to the Children’s Commissioner’s report ‘Landing in Dover’

Our response to the Office of the Children’s Commissioner’s report ‘Landing in Dover’

Statement on Barnardo's 'Cutting them free' report on sexual exploitation

'These findings echo our experiences in projects and through our research.... We join Barnardo's in calling on LAs to commit to tackling this shocking crime.'

Our response in support for the Youth Justice Review on the minimum age of criminal responsibility.

Statement in support to the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) Youth Justice review on the minimum age of criminal responsibility.

Safer Internet Day – 7 February 2012

The theme for this year’s Safer Internet Day is connecting generations with the slogan 'Discovering the digital world together safely'.

Archbishop of York delivers impassioned speech on children's well-being

Dr John Sentamu delivered this year's Edward Rudolf Lecture, addressing the importance of stable families and equality.

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