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

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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 / Press release

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

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See our tips on staying safe during the Halloween period

Wednesday 24 October 2018 / Safety
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Halloween can be a fun time for some kids, but there can be some hazards that are easy to avoid if we are careful.

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Domestic Abuse Bill must put children at its heart

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Children are too often the forgotten victims of domestic abuse.

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Government’s Domestic Abuse Bill ‘must put children at its heart’

Monday 22 October 2018 / Press release
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Action for Children responds to Home Affairs Committee report on domestic abuse.

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