Filtered by month: October

Budget 2018: a new dawn, but not yet a new day

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Wednesday 31 October 2018 / Government spending
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Despite the promises to secure our children’s future, new programmes of spending will not deliver the changes we need.

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Domestic Abuse Bill must put children at its heart

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Children are too often the forgotten victims of domestic abuse.

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The Director's Diary: Conservative Party conference

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 03 October 2018 / Government spending, Mental health, Public Affairs
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Imran Hussain gives a rundown of his time at Conservative Party Conference.

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When it comes to forgetting about children’s centres the Government’s time is up

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 23 October 2017 / Early intervention, Children's centres
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Councillors across the country think the Government isn't doing enough when it comes to early years family support.

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Struggle, stigma … success? What it’s like to be a young parent today

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 13 October 2017 / Mental health, Children's centres
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Young parents, like any other parents, want the absolute best for their children, but it's not always that easy.

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Children are left out in the cold with the current benefits freeze

Posted by Jessica Hillyard /

Wednesday 04 October 2017 / Early intervention, Government spending
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The impact of wider spending freezes affecting the lives of children and families remains off the agenda.

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The SNP sets its sights on inclusion and equity

Posted by Usman Ali /

Friday 28 October 2016 / Public Affairs

Report from the SNP conference.

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What does the new Government mean by 'social mobility'?

Party conferences were an opportunity to dig beneath the headlines. What did we learn about the new 'social mobility'?

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The Children and Social Work Bill: Government is listening

Posted by Kate Maher /

Tuesday 18 October 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care, Law, Mental health
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We’ve secured two important changes to the Bill. But there’s still more to do.

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Fair by Five: the language of learning

Posted by Chloe Hardy /

Monday 17 October 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention, Government spending

Describing child development in a way that is meaningful to parents, politicians and professionals.

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