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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Action for Children response to Friday's Joseph Rowntree Foundation report

Friday 07 February 2020 /
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No parent should have to face the awful prospect of their youngster sitting without a plate of food to eat after school

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Action for Children responds to the Office of National Statistics release on child abuse in England and Wales

Tuesday 14 January 2020 /
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"Young people suffering from abuse must be able to access the help they need as soon as possible"

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Action for Children responds to the Education Policy Institute (EPI) annual report on access to child and mental health services in England (CAMHS)

Friday 10 January 2020 /
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“The government is failing to address the growing crisis in children’s mental health"

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Half of young carers feel responsible for giving their family a good Christmas

Friday 20 December 2019 /
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Survey shows one in five feel stressed or lonely during the holidays, nearly half miss social events.

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Three children in every primary class face Christmas deprived of the basics

Friday 06 December 2019 /
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“No parent should have to face the awful prospect of their youngster sitting in the cold without a plate of food to eat"

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Political leaders must solve social problems leaving children ‘scarred for life’

Friday 29 November 2019 /
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"Children should be put at the front of the queue for increased funding."

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