Filtered by month: January

The impact of Brexit on children’s issues is being felt already

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Tuesday 29 January 2019 / Children's rights, Inequality, Government spending
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The biggest effect so far is simply the pushing of children’s issues off the agenda.

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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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The challenges facing children’s centres

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 16 January 2019 / Children's centres
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Last year Action for Children ran a survey of our children's centres. Here is what we found.

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This is about much more than missed inspections

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 22 January 2018 / Early intervention
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Our new analysis shows how many children's centres are due inspections but it is about more than just Ofsted.

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Fighting loneliness as part of the Jo Cox Loneliness Commission

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The Jo Cox Loneliness Commission is starting a conversation across the country – and you’re invited to join in.

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It’s Time campaign launches today, calling for substantial improvement in support available to abused children

Wednesday 27 January 2016 / Child neglect
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The campaign wants initially to rally at least 100,000 members of the public to support its cause.

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The pennies and the pounds will still count

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 26 January 2016 / Cost of living, Inequality
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Peers vote overwhelmingly to keep income in the poverty debate.

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The Future of Children's Centres

Posted by Kate Maher /

Tuesday 19 January 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention

The APPG on Children's Centres is holding an inquiry into what the future looks like for children's centres.

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Recognising the importance of the early years must just be the start

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 13 January 2016 / Early intervention
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The Prime Minister's life chances speech was welcome, but we need to go further.

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Every talk helps - Lewys' thoughts on mental health services in Wales

Posted by Lewys R /

Monday 19 January 2015 / Early intervention, Participation, Professional relationships
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Lewys R is a young person who uses one of Action for Children's emotional health services in Wales. He took part in the National Assembly for Wales inquiry into CAMHS services and recently met the Welsh Government's Health and Social Services Minister. Here he shares his experiences.

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