Filtered by month: March

Spring Statement: Action for Children respond to the Chancellor

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Tuesday 13 March 2018 / Early intervention
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An Action for Children spokesperson gives their response to the chancellors recent Spring Statement.

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Spring Statement: no light at the end of the tunnel for children’s services

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Tuesday 13 March 2018 / Children's rights
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Philip Hammond was nothing if not true to his word when he stood at the despatch box today.

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The Government recently asked for views on their plans for improving children and young people’s mental health.

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Friday 09 March 2018 / Mental health
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How can we support our children and young people with their mental health?

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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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Overcoming the elephant in the room: getting a Fair Deal for young people

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Wednesday 30 March 2016 / Financial education
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For many disadvantaged and vulnerable young people, financial worries resemble this elephant.

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The impact of the Immigration Bill on care leavers

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Friday 18 March 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care
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We are deeply worried about what this Bill could mean for some young people leaving care.

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A Budget for the next generation?

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Thursday 17 March 2016 / Inequality, Early intervention
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The Government’s focus on education starts too late to deliver on their promise to improve children’s life chances.

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Our response to the 2016 budget

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Wednesday 16 March 2016 / Government spending
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Our response to the Chancellor’s announcement today on schools reforms.

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Budget 2016 is a chance to set the tone for the years to come

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Tuesday 15 March 2016 / Government spending, Early intervention
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Budget 2016 is a chance to set the tone for the years to come

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MPs and Peers raised the issue. But you made the difference.

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Wednesday 02 March 2016 / Cost of living
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As part of the End Child Poverty Coalition our supporters got stuck in and made the difference.

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