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Helping 387,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

Filtered by index: Policy updates

Stuck in the blocks: why we need to do more on child development

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Friday 28 July 2017 / Early intervention, Children's centres
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The need for a great start isn’t restricted to the athletics track.

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Action for Children response to Social Mobility Commission report

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 28 June 2017 / Government spending, Early intervention
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Head of policy and research at Action for Children, Eleanor Briggs responds.

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The longest day, but a shortened speech

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Wednesday 21 June 2017 / Government spending, General election, Mental health
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Midsummer brought the State Opening of Parliament and a Queen’s Speech that, in contrast, was much shorter than usual

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Doorstepping differently: away from the campaign trail

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Tuesday 13 June 2017 / General election, Public Affairs
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With candidates increasingly motivated by local impact, Action for Children has been lending a helping hand.

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Charity Action for Children responds to the LGA’s funding gap research

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We respond to new analysis by the Local Government Association.

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