Children's charities' statement on coronavirus national emergency

Sunday 29 March 2020 /
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The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the life of every child in the country.

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Action for Children responds to today's child poverty stats

Friday 27 March 2020 /
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"We urgently need to put a protective shield around children in low income families."

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Children’s charity frontline workers warn families fear ‘going under’ during coronavirus outbreak

Monday 23 March 2020 /
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Vulnerable families across the UK fear they won’t be able to stay afloat during the coronavirus crisis.

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Action For Children responds to Budget 2020

Wednesday 11 March 2020 /
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"We can’t level up the country by leaving behind our most vulnerable children."

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Action for Children responds to 'Analysis of serious case reviews: 2014 to 2017'

Wednesday 04 March 2020 /
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"Children are imperilled by poverty and crippling cuts"

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Action for Children responds to the reintroduction of the Domestic Abuse Bill to Parliament

Tuesday 03 March 2020 /
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“A child cowering in the shadow of terrifying domestic abuse is an innocent victim, not just a witness."

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Melanie Armstrong returns to Action for Children as interim CEO

Friday 28 February 2020 /
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Melanie Armstrong is returning to Action for Children, this time as interim CEO.

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Action for Children respond to LGA report on children’s social care

Thursday 27 February 2020 /
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“We need to explore new ways of looking after children and young people in care."

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Action for Children responds to Health Equity in England: Marmot Review 10 Years On

Tuesday 25 February 2020 /
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A devastating judgement on a decade of crippling cuts to lifeline services like Sure Start.

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UK's hidden child workforce: Young carers do £12,000 of unpaid work every year

Monday 17 February 2020 /
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Our research hows young carers spend on average 25 hours a week caring for loved ones.

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