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Budgets for children’s early help services suffer £743 million funding drop in five years, figures show

Thursday 27 September 2018 /
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Figures released today on government spending on children's services show a huge funding drop in the past 5 years.

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Three quarters of young carers feel lonely during summer holidays

Thursday 02 August 2018 /
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Half spend over four hours a day caring for family - the equivalent of a whole week.

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Our statement in response to Fostering Better Outcomes

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Monday 23 July 2018 /
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Leading children’s charity Action for Children responds to Fostering Better Outcomes.

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Cuts to council budgets leave 36,000 children at risk of potential abuse and neglect in cycle of repeated referrals.

Saturday 30 June 2018 /
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New figures show thousands in England referred to children’s services repeatedly before action taken

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