Lucy Capron, Public Affairs Manager

Lucy Capron
I manage our work influencing decision makers – both MPs in Parliament and local councillors – to achieve change for the vulnerable children we work with.
Policy team member with Dianne Abbot at Party Conference

Breaking the cycle of disadvantage at party conferences

With our policy team finally recovered from another season of party conferences and MPs now returned to Parliament, we take a closer look at how our influencing work is helping to break the cycle of disadvantage for young people

19 Oct 2017
Queen Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh at Queen's Speech

What’s all this about a goat?

A date for the Queen’s Speech has now been set, but what does this mean for us?

20 Jun 2017
Teenage girl looking up to sky

Packed full of facts for the general election

With the general election fast looming, our new local packs will equip candidates with the information they need to put children and young people at the heart of their campaign

22 May 2017
Breathing Space Parliament

Time to exhale?

Political momentum is building around the need for a statutory breathing space to support children and their families in debt

3 Mar 2017

Give children and families in debt space to breathe

2.4 million children are in families who have fallen behind on their debts and need the protection of a legally binding breathing space scheme to protect them from bailiff visits, enforcement action and rising fees and charges

17 Nov 2016
Our conference stand

Taking a stand at Conference

Now the political dust has settled after party conferences we take a look back at The Children’s Society’s presence this year

7 Oct 2016