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Spring Statement: Action for Children respond to the Chancellor

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Tuesday 13 March 2018 / Early intervention
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An Action for Children spokesperson gives their response to the chancellors recent Spring Statement.

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Spring Statement: no light at the end of the tunnel for children’s services

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Tuesday 13 March 2018 / Children's rights
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Philip Hammond was nothing if not true to his word when he stood at the despatch box today.

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"Without the support I had, I would be 6 feet under now, or I’d be in a padded cell"

Friday 09 March 2018 / Families

A few years ago Tina's mental health took a turn for the worst and it almost had devastating effects on her children

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The Government recently asked for views on their plans for improving children and young people’s mental health.

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Friday 09 March 2018 / Mental health

How can we support our children and young people with their mental health?

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Response to the National Audit Office’s report, Financial sustainability of local authorities 2018

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Friday 09 March 2018 / Press release
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The National Audit Office's report has been released, and it's bad news for the future of children's services funding.

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