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How the Queen’s Speech can still work for vulnerable children

Tuesday 15 October 2019 / Inequality, Child neglect
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With the Domestic Abuse Bill passing its Second Reading, there's a chance to improve the lives of vulnerable children.

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Action for Children responds to Queen's Speech

Monday 14 October 2019 /
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The Queen’s Speech confirmed the Domestic Abuse Bill will continue in the new parliamentary session.

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Action for Children Chief Executive recognised at Charity Times Awards

Thursday 10 October 2019 / Responses
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Action for Children chief executive, Julie Bentley, was presented with the Outstanding Individual Achievement Award.

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Budget 2018: a new dawn, but not yet a new day

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Wednesday 31 October 2018 / Government spending
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Despite the promises to secure our children’s future, new programmes of spending will not deliver the changes we need.

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Action for Children responds to the Autumn Budget

Monday 29 October 2018 /

“The government must commit to ongoing financial support for cash-strapped councils"

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