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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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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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The most wonderful time of the year…

Posted by Meredith Davis /

Tuesday 20 December 2016 / Inequality, Early intervention, Government spending
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This Christmas, take action to ensure all children have the opportunity to reach their potential

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We’ll judge the Welsh Government on how it treats children over the next four years

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How does the Welsh Government intend to improve the lives of children and young people? We've looked at its latest plan.

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Our response to the autumn statement

Posted by Kate Mulley /

Wednesday 23 November 2016 / Government spending
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Today, the Chancellor of the Exchequer gave his Autumn Statement to Parliament.

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