Filtered by month: February

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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Physical (under)development in the Early Years? - Guest blog from Loughborough University

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Guest blog: Loughborough University tested levels of physical development in 45 children when they started school.

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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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What’s next for #FairDeal?

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Monday 22 February 2016 / Cost of living
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We’ve been speaking to disadvantaged young people about their worries as they enter adulthood.

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What difference do they make? A big one.

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 16 February 2016 / Children's centres
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The question has been asked many times before. What difference do children's centres make?

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The chilling chasm in social mobility across England

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 01 February 2016 / Inequality
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Should where you are born get to define what you can achieve in life? Most would agree not.

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MPs of all parties call for early action

A report from an all-party group of MPs takes the latest neurological and psychological research and turns it into socia

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Going in the right direction?

Posted by Sir Tony Hawkhead /

Wednesday 18 February 2015 / Early intervention

With the countdown to the General Election firmly underway, discussing whether early intervention is a political priority is a particularly timely topic.

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Northern Ireland Children's Bill Progress

Posted by Patrick Malone /

Friday 13 February 2015 / Children's rights, Law

A joined up approach to the delivery of services to children and young people in Northern Ireland came a step closer recently with the passing of the Second Stage of a Private Member’s Bill through the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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Serious Crime Bill Update

Action for Children has been campaigning to update the criminal law on child neglect for 5 years, and now we’re in the home stretch.

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