Our campaign successes

Campaigning is at the heart of our work. We never stand still, and our past campaign successes show our commitment to taking action for children.

With your help we've campaigned to change an 80 year old neglect law, helped fostered young people in Wales to stay in a safe family environment for longer, and helped Government set up a savings scheme for children in care.

Our recent campaign successes:

Past campaigns


Neglect law

Campaign success: Better protection for children is now law.

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Chance to stay

Campaign success: Young people in Wales can now stay in care longer if they want.

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On our own two feet

Campaign success: The Government has now set up a savings scheme for children in care.

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Our latest blog posts

The 'perfect storm' facing children's services

Posted by Sarah Hynes
Monday, May 18, 2020

Our analysis highlights how available funding for children’s services has fallen £2.2bn since 2010/11.

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Budget 2020: why “levelling up” must start at the bottom

Posted by Sam Reeve
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Attention needs to be paid to the more complex task of supporting disadvantaged children and families.

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Our engagement in Parliament

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Our Policy & Campaigns team at Action for Children have kicked off the year by holding two drop-in events in Parliament.

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Marmot Review: Ten years on

Posted by Imran Hussain
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Director of Policy Imran Hussain reflects on the recent Marmot Review, which found a 'slowdown in life expectancy'.

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