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The Domestic Abuse Bill: Making it work for children

Posted by Kate Maher /

Wednesday 17 July 2019 / Law, Public Affairs
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The Domestic Abuse Bill was published yesterday, but there are still gaps when it comes to children and young people.

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Children and domestic abuse: no longer such an afterthought?

Posted by Kate Maher /

Tuesday 22 January 2019 / Law, Public Affairs
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The draft Domestic Abuse Bill is out, and there's been a marked change in how Government is talking about children.

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Three ways to improve the forthcoming Domestic Abuse Bill

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 21 November 2018 / Law, Public Affairs
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The Government's plans for tackling domestic abuse are ambitious. But we're concerned that children are being forgotten.

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The Director's Diary: Conservative Party conference

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 03 October 2018 / Government spending, Mental health, Public Affairs
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Imran Hussain gives a rundown of his time at Conservative Party Conference.

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The Director’s Diary: The Labour Party conference

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 27 September 2018 / Children's centres, Government spending, Public Affairs
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Read all about Action for Children's week at the Labour Party Conference.

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Doorstepping differently: away from the campaign trail

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Tuesday 13 June 2017 / General election, Public Affairs
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With candidates increasingly motivated by local impact, Action for Children has been lending a helping hand.

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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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Raising our voice to support children of alcoholics week 2017

Tuesday 14 February 2017 / Child neglect, Early intervention, Public Affairs
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Action for Children is supporting #CoAWeek2017 – We want children to know they are not alone.

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Chancellor, tomorrow’s success is being born today!

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Today’s autumn statement made big promises for infrastructure, but our future depends on more than roads and broadband.

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Improving social mobility starts at home

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Tuesday 01 November 2016 / Public Affairs, Inequality
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Blog on House of Lords social mobility debate.

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