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36,000 children are at risk of potential abuse and neglect in a cycle of repeated referrals

Saturday 30 June 2018 / Early intervention
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Research reveals children are repeatedly referred to children’s social care without receiving the support they need.

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Damian Hinds, you've had 100 days of introductions and meetings, now time for action

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Parents take to parliament to demand action on government cuts to children's services

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Spring Statement: Action for Children respond to the Chancellor

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Tuesday 13 March 2018 / Early intervention
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An Action for Children spokesperson gives their response to the chancellors recent Spring Statement.

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This is about much more than missed inspections

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 22 January 2018 / Early intervention
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Our new analysis shows how many children's centres are due inspections but it is about more than just Ofsted.

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Time to ask, just how worried are Minister's about the gap?

Tuesday 05 December 2017 / Early intervention, Inequality
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The gap between disadvantaged children and their peers just isn't closing quickly enough.

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