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What’s next for #FairDeal?

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Monday 22 February 2016 / Cost of living
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We’ve been speaking to disadvantaged young people about their worries as they enter adulthood.

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Children's Services Co-operation Bill through the Northern Ireland Assembly

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Wednesday 11 November 2015 / Law

Last week the Children's Services Co-operation Bill finally completed its passage through the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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Fair Deal: young people win money skills boost

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Wednesday 28 October 2015 / Financial education
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We’re celebrating today. Vulnerable young people came a step nearer to getting proper money skills support.

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Learning to manage money made me grow up

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Monday 26 October 2015 / Financial education
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"Managing money really did make me feel more confident as a person" - Nathan.

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Action for Children at SNP Conference

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Friday 23 October 2015 / General election, Heritage
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It was more like a rock concert than a political party conference.

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Public concern over child abuse should inspire action on neglect

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Monday 28 September 2015 / Child neglect

Concern over child abuse, and in particular child sexual exploitation, is an issue high up on the public agenda.

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Carrots and sticks – and when they don’t work

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Friday 29 May 2015 / Government spending
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Measures in the Queen’s Speech could cause unintentional harm

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What can we expect from the new Government?

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A Government with an overall majority means a clearer than expected political environment in which we can work

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Your amazing campaign wins in 2014 – here’s to more in 2015

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Friday 02 January 2015 / Care leavers, Child neglect, Law

What a year it has been! Together we have made real change happen. In 2014, Action for Children and you, our campaign supporters, achieved a lot.

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Paul Goggins MP – a politician from a different mould

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Wednesday 08 January 2014 / Children in care

Paul Goggins MP passed away today. Matt Downie reflects on his life as a campaigner for vulnerable children.

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