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Helping more than 300,000 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 response to Social Mobility Commission report

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 28 June 2017 / Government spending, Early intervention

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

Snapchat has launched a new 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

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

We ask the Government to act now to tackle mental health for under 18s.

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Recipes - Beacon Berry Crumble

Thursday 15 June 2017 / Eating, Parenting Tips, On A Budget

It’s important for children to develop a love of healthy eating at a young age. Trying new food is exciting, not scary.

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