Hannah Chetwynd, Policy Officer

Hannah works as a policy officer in our youth at risk team. She focuses on policy work around safeguarding responses to vulnerable children and young people.
Teenage girl looking out of window of bus

Five changes that could make a difference to missing children and young people

Better communication between agencies could prevent children going missing repeatedly and reduce the risk of harm when they do. Here are five changes that could make a real difference.

17 Jul 2017
Missing teenage girl

A new National Missing Persons Register

A new National Missing Persons Register is : a step closer towards a safer response for missing children

20 Feb 2017
Missing teenage girl on bus

Scrapping the ‘absent’ category: a step towards a safer response for missing children

The ‘absent’ category for missing children has been scrapped. We welcome this step in the right direction but stress that more needs to be done to guarantee that each missing child receives an appropriate police response

2 Feb 2017

The new benefit cap – will children end up paying the price?

With the new benefit cap set to cost some of the UK’s poorest households up to £260 a month, we are concerned that children and young people will end up paying the price for the Government’s attempts to balance the books.

7 Nov 2016