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Filtered by month: June

Conversations with children about difficult subjects

Thursday 29 June 2017 / Parenting Tips, Speech and Communication, Safety
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As recent terror attacks and natural disasters dominate the news agenda, how do we provide answers to our children?

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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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What you need to know about Snap Map

Monday 26 June 2017 / Online
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Snapchat's location sharing feature raising safety fears around children.

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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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Our statement in response to the Queen's speech

Posted by Tony Hawkhead, CEO /

Wednesday 21 June 2017 / Press release
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We ask the Government to act now to tackle mental health for under 18s.

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