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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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Black Lives Matter, Black Childhoods Matter

Thursday 04 June 2020 /
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Action for Children CEO Melanie Armstrong responds to the killing of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Getting in the picture: Duchess joins charities in photography workshop with children

Tuesday 25 June 2019 /
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Her Royal Highness helps mark our 150th anniversary with visit to photography workshop at residential home.

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Action for Children responds to the Prime Minister’s announcement to ‘put prevention at the top of the mental health agenda’

Monday 17 June 2019 /
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"Government plans now need to go further and take a more joined up approach to supporting children."

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Families left without help as children’s centre budgets cut

Sunday 16 June 2019 /
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"Children’s centres have seen their budgets slashed by almost two-thirds since 2010."

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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 /
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New figures show thousands in England referred to children’s services repeatedly before action taken

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