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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.

Action for Children responds to the reintroduction of the Domestic Abuse Bill to Parliament

Tuesday 03 March 2020 /
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“A child cowering in the shadow of terrifying domestic abuse is an innocent victim, not just a witness."

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Melanie Armstrong returns to Action for Children as interim CEO

Friday 28 February 2020 /
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Melanie Armstrong is returning to Action for Children, this time as interim CEO.

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Action for Children respond to LGA report on children’s social care

Thursday 27 February 2020 /
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“We need to explore new ways of looking after children and young people in care."

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“Without them, I wouldn’t be here telling my story”

Tuesday 25 February 2020 / Young people
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“Being part of Action for Children has allowed me to become a better version of myself."

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Marmot Review: Ten years on

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Tuesday 25 February 2020 / Early intervention, Government spending, Inequality
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Director of Policy Imran Hussain reflects on the recent Marmot Review, which found a 'slowdown in life expectancy'.

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