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Action for Children’s response to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) report on child migration programmes

Wednesday 18 July 2018 / Responses

Action for Children welcomes the publication of the report from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.

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From a Sure Start to a questionable future

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 12 July 2018 / Children's centres, Government spending, Inequality
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It has been 20 years since the Spending Review committed more than £450 million for the first Sure Start Centres.

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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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Cuts to council budgets leave 36,000 children at risk of potential abuse and neglect in cycle of repeated referrals.

Saturday 30 June 2018 / Press release
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New figures show thousands in England referred to children’s services repeatedly before action taken

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