Action for Children responds to the Chancellor's Spring Statement

Wednesday 13 March 2019 / Press release
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“Our children will continue to pay the price.”

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Royal visit to children’s project at Ballymena, Northern Ireland.

Thursday 28 February 2019 / Press release
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting a Sure Start centre in Ballymena today (Thursday 28th February).

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Children’s funding slashed by a third per child, leaving thousands at risk of falling into crisis

Tuesday 26 February 2019 / Press release
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New analysis identifies country’s “kids’ cuts hotspots”

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Leading children’s charities welcome draft domestic abuse bill but caution more must be done for children

Monday 21 January 2019 / Public Affairs
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The Government has made the first step in recognising the needs of children and families affected by domestic abuse.

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Charity warns a million of UK’s youngest children face desperate Christmas

Thursday 06 December 2018 / Press release
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Action for Children warns UK risks ‘Dickensian’ levels of poverty as 1 million under 10s face a desperate Christmas

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Kilbrandon Report recommends changes to the treatment of children and young people in the justice system

Wednesday 28 November 2018 / Press release
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Report recommends raising age of criminal responsibility to 16 and introducing a new justice system for 16-21 year olds.

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Action for Children responds to the 'Mental Health and Young People in England' report

Thursday 22 November 2018 / Press release
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Today’s long-awaited figures reveal the true scale of the children’s mental health crisis in this country.

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Nursery children visit Folkestone Museum

Tuesday 20 November 2018 / Press release
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Nursery children from Folkestone’s Spring Honeypot nursery visited Folkestone Museum to learn about World War One.

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Dell Technologies team conquers Kilimanjaro to raise £100K for disadvantaged kids

Friday 16 November 2018 / Press release, Fundraising
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A 31-strong team from Dell Technologies shutdown their laptops and picked up their rucksacks in September.

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Half of Brits admit to ‘re-gifting’

Wednesday 14 November 2018 / Press release
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It may be the season of goodwill but it seems that those festive feelings don’t extend to our Christmas gift giving.

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