Filtered by category: Government spending

How many more missed chances before the Government acts on the funding gap?

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 13 February 2018 / Government spending
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The Government has missed another chance to address the funding crisis facing children's social care.

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Investing in the future?

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Thursday 23 November 2017 / Government spending
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Rumours were rife that the Chancellor was planning a shift in focus around younger generations and the future.

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OUR REACTION TO THE BUDGET NOVEMBER 2017

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 22 November 2017 / Government spending
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"...we have heard nothing in today’s Budget that indicates help may be on the way."

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We have to turn the tide when it comes to cutting early intervention services

Wednesday 15 November 2017 / Early intervention, Government spending
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Early intervention spending is falling as central government funding is cut. A change of direction is urgently needed.

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Children are left out in the cold with the current benefits freeze

Posted by Jessica Hillyard /

Wednesday 04 October 2017 / Early intervention, Government spending
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The impact of wider spending freezes affecting the lives of children and families remains off the agenda.

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Action for Children response to Social Mobility Commission report

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 28 June 2017 / Government spending, Early intervention
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Head of policy and research at Action for Children, Eleanor Briggs responds.

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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
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Midsummer brought the State Opening of Parliament and a Queen’s Speech that, in contrast, was much shorter than usual

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Charity Action for Children responds to the LGA’s funding gap research

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We respond to new analysis by the Local Government Association.

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The best way to make a difference is to prevent problems at the outset

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While the budget included some much needed respite for adult’s social care there was no mention of support for children.

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The most wonderful time of the year…

Posted by Meredith Davis /

Tuesday 20 December 2016 / Inequality, Early intervention, Government spending
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This Christmas, take action to ensure all children have the opportunity to reach their potential

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