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Child poverty numbers on the rise

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Friday 01 July 2016 / Early intervention, Cost of living
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With child poverty numbers going the wrong way government has to act now.

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MPs can’t delay action to improve children’s futures.

Posted by Chloe Hardy /

Wednesday 29 June 2016 / Early intervention
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We can’t afford for MPs to let improving life chances fall by the wayside.

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7 in 10 people in the UK think children should be ready to start school by age 5

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 29 June 2016 / Early intervention, Government spending
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The research marks the launch of our ‘Fair by Five’ campaign.

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Change in Northern Ireland

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We look at the implications of the Northern Ireland election results for children and young people.

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Unexpected change in Scotland: what does it mean for children?

Thursday 23 June 2016 / Early intervention, Government spending
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We look at what the Scottish election results mean for children and young people.

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