Action for Children response to Social Mobility Commission report

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Wednesday 28 June 2017 / Government spending, Early intervention
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Head of policy and research at Action for Children, Eleanor Briggs responds.

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The longest day, but a shortened speech

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Wednesday 21 June 2017 / Government spending, General election, Mental health
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Midsummer brought the State Opening of Parliament and a Queen’s Speech that, in contrast, was much shorter than usual

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Doorstepping differently: away from the campaign trail

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Tuesday 13 June 2017 / General election, Public Affairs
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With candidates increasingly motivated by local impact, Action for Children has been lending a helping hand.

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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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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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Physical (under)development in the Early Years? - Guest blog from Loughborough University

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Guest blog: Loughborough University tested levels of physical development in 45 children when they started school.

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Raising our voice to support children of alcoholics week 2017

Tuesday 14 February 2017 / Child neglect, Early intervention, Public Affairs
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Action for Children is supporting #CoAWeek2017 – We want children to know they are not alone.

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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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How young people can get their money’s worth in Wales

Posted by Danielle Cope /

Friday 23 December 2016 / Cost of living, Financial education
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Without the knowledge, life experience or parental support, money worries are intimidating for vulnerable young people

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