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Helping 368,648 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

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Fewer and farther between: health checks for babies and toddlers

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Almost two thirds of children in some areas do not receive crucial mandatory health visitor checks

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A mini—Budget for children

Wednesday 08 July 2020 / Government spending
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Action for Children's director of policy, Imran Hussain, responds to the Chancellor's mini-budget.

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Domestic Abuse Bill: Children no longer the ‘invisible victims’

Tuesday 30 June 2020 / Domestic Abuse
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The government will amend the Domestic Abuse Bill to recognise children as victims in their own right.

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The 'perfect storm' facing children's services

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

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