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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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General Election 2017, here we go!

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Friday 05 May 2017 / General election
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In the run up to the Election, disadvantaged children must not be forgotten.

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Investing in children’s early development is the brainy choice

Posted by Meredith Davis /

Friday 20 May 2016 / Early intervention, Children's centres, Inequality
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A child’s brain develops rapidly during their first 5 years – they’re born ready to learn, but it’s a work in progress

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Our response to the Queen's Speech

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Wednesday 18 May 2016 / Government spending

In response to the announcement of the Children and Social Work Bill and life chances indicators in the Queen’s speech.

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What does the Queen’s Speech promise for children?

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Amongst the sparkling coronets, red robes, and shouting of archaic pronouncements, was a short speech given by the Queen

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Carrots and sticks – and when they don’t work

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Friday 29 May 2015 / Government spending
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Measures in the Queen’s Speech could cause unintentional harm

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An election roundup from Northern Ireland

Posted by Patrick Malone /

Wednesday 20 May 2015 / Cost of living, Law

An election roundup and what this means for Northern Ireland.

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What can we expect from the new Government?

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A Government with an overall majority means a clearer than expected political environment in which we can work

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How we make people’s lives better - now, tomorrow and everyday

Posted by Hannah Dobbin /

Friday 23 May 2014 / Statistics, Early intervention

Another year, another chance to show the difference we make. I want to share with you how over the past year, we’ve made life better for 300,000 people: children, young people, their parents and carers.

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Do we need a national strategy on child neglect?

Posted by Guest blogger /

Thursday 15 May 2014 / Child neglect

For a child suffering from neglect, life can be horrific. We’ve called on the Government to produce a national strategy for child neglect and now we’re asking you to join the debate at our next Breakfast Briefing event.

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