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Action for Children responds to the Education and Health and Social Care Committees’ report - The Government’s Green Paper on mental health: failing a generation.

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Wednesday 09 May 2018 /

Director of policy and campaigns at Action for Children, Imran Hussain gives our response to the governments report.

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Action for Children comments on Trussell Trust foodbank figures released today

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Tuesday 24 April 2018 /

Director of policy and campaigns Imran Hussain gives his thoughts on the Trussell Trust foodbank figures released today.

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New Chief Executive for Action for Children

Tuesday 17 April 2018 /
Julie Bentley new Action for Children CEO - landscape

Action for Children has announced the appointment of Julie Bentley as its new Chief Executive .

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As many as 1,000 Sure Start centres may have closed since 2009

Thursday 05 April 2018 /
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Sutton Trust Research warns of 'Postcode Lottery' of early years provision as survey shows more closures than previously

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Number of children in poverty surges by 100,000 in a year - Our response

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Thursday 22 March 2018 /
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See our response to today's figures revealing that the number of children in poverty across the UK has surged by 100,000

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