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Physical (under)development in the Early Years? - Guest blog from Loughborough University

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Guest blog: Loughborough University tested levels of physical development in 45 children when they started school.

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We’ll judge the Welsh Government on how it treats children over the next four years

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How does the Welsh Government intend to improve the lives of children and young people? We've looked at its latest plan.

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What does the new Government mean by 'social mobility'?

Party conferences were an opportunity to dig beneath the headlines. What did we learn about the new 'social mobility'?

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Today, neglect remains the most prevalent form of child maltreatment in the UK

Action for Children has teamed up with Research in Practice and the NSPCC.

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7 in 10 people in the UK think children should be ready to start school by age 5

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Wednesday 29 June 2016 / Early intervention, Government spending
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The research marks the launch of our ‘Fair by Five’ campaign.

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Alliance relaunches new vision for the care system ahead of Children and Social Work Bill debate

The Alliance for Children in Care and Care Leavers is calling for changes to the care system.

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We can't miss this chance for children in care

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The Alliance is relaunching its new vision for the care system ahead of tomorrow's debate in the House of Lords.

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Our response to the Queen's Speech

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Wednesday 18 May 2016 / Government spending

In response to the announcement of the Children and Social Work Bill and life chances indicators in the Queen’s speech.

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Our response to the 2016 budget

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Wednesday 16 March 2016 / Government spending
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Our response to the Chancellor’s announcement today on schools reforms.

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