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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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Alliance relaunches new vision for the care system ahead of Children and Social Work Bill debate

The Alliance for Children in Care and Care Leavers is calling for changes to the care system.

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The Children and Social Work Bill 2016 - an opportunity we can’t afford to miss

Posted by Meredith Davis /

Monday 13 June 2016 / Care leavers, Early intervention, Law, Safeguarding
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The Bill could be improved to make a fundamental difference for children and young people.

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