Filtered by month: November

Support for child victims of domestic abuse: patchy, piecemeal and precarious

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There are on average 692 cases a day of children assessed by social services to be at risk of domestic violence.

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Thirty years later, is it time to revisit the guiding principles of the Children Act?

Wednesday 20 November 2019 / Children's rights
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Children’s views and wishes must now be taken into account in any decision.

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Acting early can help stop a growing mental health crisis

Friday 23 November 2018 / Mental health
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Today’s long-awaited NHS Digital figures reveal the scale of the mental health crisis for children in England.

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Three ways to improve the forthcoming Domestic Abuse Bill

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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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Pushing early years and early intervention back up the agenda

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Wednesday 14 November 2018 / Early intervention, Children's centres, Inequality
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A new Committee report lays down some tough, but important, questions for Ministers.

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Investing in the future?

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Thursday 23 November 2017 / Government spending
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Rumours were rife that the Chancellor was planning a shift in focus around younger generations and the future.

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OUR REACTION TO THE BUDGET NOVEMBER 2017

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Wednesday 22 November 2017 / Government spending
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"...we have heard nothing in today’s Budget that indicates help may be on the way."

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We have to turn the tide when it comes to cutting early intervention services

Wednesday 15 November 2017 / Early intervention, Government spending
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Early intervention spending is falling as central government funding is cut. A change of direction is urgently needed.

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Our response to the autumn statement

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Wednesday 23 November 2016 / Government spending
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Today, the Chancellor of the Exchequer gave his Autumn Statement to Parliament.

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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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