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Julie Bentley steps down as chief executive of Action for Children

Friday 14 February 2020 / Press release
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Julie Bentley announced she is to step down as chief executive of Action for Children.

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An open letter to all political party leaders from 147 children's charities and organisations

Friday 29 November 2019 / Responses
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Together with over 140 organisations, we're calling on party leaders to put vulnerable children first.

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Action for Children Chief Executive recognised at Charity Times Awards

Thursday 10 October 2019 / Responses
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Action for Children chief executive, Julie Bentley, was presented with the Outstanding Individual Achievement Award.

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Parliamentary event urges government to Choose Childhood

Friday 02 August 2019 / Events, Campaigns
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Hundreds of supporters gathered at Parliament to call on government to create a National Childhood Strategy.

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Actor Jess Hynes: why I've joined the campaign for better childhoods

Tuesday 09 July 2019 / Campaigns
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Childhoods are getting worse - not better - for children in the UK. But we can help change this

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