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PM must prioritise children as much as health and economy: plea from more than 146 organisations

Tuesday 30 June 2020 /
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More than 146 charities are calling on the PM to make children a priority to the nation's Coronavirus recovery plans.

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Action for Children responds to IFS research ‘Living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK: 2020

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Thursday 25 June 2020 /
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"The government must act now to throw a lifeline to the growing numbers of vulnerable families."

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Covid-19 recovery to pile on pressure for families and frontline support workers warn councils, early support services and schools

Tuesday 16 June 2020 /
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A new report reveals serious concerns among children’s sector professionals about the impact of coronavirus.

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'Making sure vulnerable children don't go hungry shouldn't be a debate, it should be a given': Action for Children helps thousands of children with food during lockdown

Tuesday 16 June 2020 /
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"We should care about our children going hungry in the holidays just as much as on school days."

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Action for Children responds to a record rise in contacts to the NSPCC's helpline about children impacted by domestic abuse

Wednesday 10 June 2020 /
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"For thousands of children, the ‘stay at home’ message sadly did not mean ‘stay safe’."

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