What's happening with the Children and Social Work Bill?

Posted by Kate Maher /

Tuesday 05 July 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care, Law
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The Bill is in the middle of its passage through the House of Lords. Here’s a quick update on its progress.

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Child poverty numbers on the rise

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Friday 01 July 2016 / Early intervention, Cost of living
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With child poverty numbers going the wrong way government has to act now.

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MPs can’t delay action to improve children’s futures.

Posted by Chloe Hardy /

Wednesday 29 June 2016 / Early intervention
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We can’t afford for MPs to let improving life chances fall by the wayside.

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7 in 10 people in the UK think children should be ready to start school by age 5

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 29 June 2016 / Early intervention, Government spending
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The research marks the launch of our ‘Fair by Five’ campaign.

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Change in Northern Ireland

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We look at the implications of the Northern Ireland election results for children and young people.

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Unexpected change in Scotland: what does it mean for children?

Thursday 23 June 2016 / Early intervention, Government spending
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We look at what the Scottish election results mean for children and young people.

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Alliance relaunches new vision for the care system ahead of Children and Social Work Bill debate

The Alliance for Children in Care and Care Leavers is calling for changes to the care system.

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The Children and Social Work Bill 2016 - an opportunity we can’t afford to miss

Posted by Meredith Davis /

Monday 13 June 2016 / Care leavers, Early intervention, Law, Safeguarding
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The Bill could be improved to make a fundamental difference for children and young people.

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We can't miss this chance for children in care

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The Alliance is relaunching its new vision for the care system ahead of tomorrow's debate in the House of Lords.

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