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Helping 387,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

Carrots and sticks – and when they don’t work

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Friday 29 May 2015 / Government spending
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Measures in the Queen’s Speech could cause unintentional harm

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An election roundup from Northern Ireland

Posted by Patrick Malone /

Wednesday 20 May 2015 / Cost of living, Law

An election roundup and what this means for Northern Ireland.

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What can we expect from the new Government?

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A Government with an overall majority means a clearer than expected political environment in which we can work

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Wow, our campaigners rock!

Posted by Abdi Mohamed /

Friday 24 April 2015 / Participation
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Up and down the country, hundreds of you dedicated campaigners have taken action.

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Reflections on BASCPAN and the Welsh Neglect Project

Posted by Rhea Stevens /

Friday 17 April 2015 / Safeguarding, Child neglect
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This week I travelled to Edinburgh from Cardiff to attend the UK’s biggest safeguarding conference held by BASPCAN.

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