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Filtered by index: Policy updates

How the Queen’s Speech can still work for vulnerable children

Tuesday 15 October 2019 / Inequality, Child neglect
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With the Domestic Abuse Bill passing its Second Reading, there's a chance to improve the lives of vulnerable children.

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Children are heading for a decade of crisis - not 'renewal'

Wednesday 04 September 2019 / Government spending
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The Chancellor says his Spending Round will “turn the page on austerity” - but it's difficult to see the evidence

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The Domestic Abuse Bill: Making it work for children

Posted by Kate Maher /

Wednesday 17 July 2019 / Law, Public Affairs
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The Domestic Abuse Bill was published yesterday, but there are still gaps when it comes to children and young people.

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The result of cuts and children’s centre closures

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 17 June 2019 / Children's centres
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Our new analysis shows cuts and closures have led to falling numbers getting help from children's centres

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Joint Committee verdict on draft Domestic Abuse Bill: ‘silent’ on the plight of children

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 14 June 2019 / Law
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The Committee scrutinising the draft Bill has highlighted that it must be amended to recognise children as victims.

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