Filtered by category: Government spending

Children are heading for a decade of crisis - not 'renewal'

Wednesday 04 September 2019 / Government spending
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The Chancellor says his Spending Round will “turn the page on austerity” - but it's difficult to see the evidence

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Spring Statement: Pressing pause on fixing the crisis in children’s services

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Wednesday 13 March 2019 / Children's rights, Government spending
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Today's Spring Statement is a wasted opportunity to get to grips with the very real crisis facing children's services.

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A gap that will keep on growing

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 26 February 2019 / Early intervention, Government spending
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New analysis by leading children’s charities paints a worrying picture of the funding crisis facing children' services.

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The impact of Brexit on children’s issues is being felt already

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Tuesday 29 January 2019 / Children's rights, Inequality, Government spending
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The biggest effect so far is simply the pushing of children’s issues off the agenda.

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Budget 2018: a new dawn, but not yet a new day

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Wednesday 31 October 2018 / Government spending
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Despite the promises to secure our children’s future, new programmes of spending will not deliver the changes we need.

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Domestic Abuse Bill must put children at its heart

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Children are too often the forgotten victims of domestic abuse.

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The Director's Diary: Conservative Party conference

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 03 October 2018 / Government spending, Mental health, Public Affairs
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Imran Hussain gives a rundown of his time at Conservative Party Conference.

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The Director’s Diary: The Labour Party conference

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 27 September 2018 / Children's centres, Government spending, Public Affairs
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Read all about Action for Children's week at the Labour Party Conference.

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What kind of society do we want to be? - The debate

Thursday 13 September 2018 / Government spending
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Politics may feel its getting smaller, but the stakes are getting bigger.

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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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