Key workers warn ‘new wave’ of families to be plunged into ‘bleakest’ winter crisis, as parents struggle to feed and clothe their children

Monday 14 September 2020 /
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Family finances are set to worsen as parents struggle to feed children and clothe their children.

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NI executive must prioritise children & young people as much as health and economy: Plea from over 50 organisations

Friday 07 August 2020 /
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Over 50 organisations are urging the government to prioritise and protect vulnerable children and young people.

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Action for Children responds to the Office for Statistics Regulation's letter regarding the Prime Minister's use of child poverty statistics

Thursday 30 July 2020 /
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“You can’t ‘level up’ the country if you’re sweeping under the carpet the big rises in child poverty."

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One in three parents 'out of their depth' as children struggle with pandemic fallout

Tuesday 14 July 2020 /
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Action for Children launches national Parent Talk advice service, as families fear months of uncertainty ahead.

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'Children must be at the heart of our nation's recovery plan'

Wednesday 08 July 2020 /
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Action for Children responds to the Chancellor's mini-budget

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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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