UK's hidden child workforce: Young carers do £12,000 of unpaid work every year

Monday 17 February 2020 /
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Our research hows young carers spend on average 25 hours a week caring for loved ones.

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Action for Children response to Friday's Joseph Rowntree Foundation report

Friday 07 February 2020 /
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No parent should have to face the awful prospect of their youngster sitting without a plate of food to eat after school

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Action for Children responds to the Office of National Statistics release on child abuse in England and Wales

Tuesday 14 January 2020 /
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"Young people suffering from abuse must be able to access the help they need as soon as possible"

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Action for Children responds to the Education Policy Institute (EPI) annual report on access to child and mental health services in England (CAMHS)

Friday 10 January 2020 /
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“The government is failing to address the growing crisis in children’s mental health"

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Half of young carers feel responsible for giving their family a good Christmas

Friday 20 December 2019 /
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Survey shows one in five feel stressed or lonely during the holidays, nearly half miss social events.

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Three children in every primary class face Christmas deprived of the basics

Friday 06 December 2019 /
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“No parent should have to face the awful prospect of their youngster sitting in the cold without a plate of food to eat"

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Political leaders must solve social problems leaving children ‘scarred for life’

Friday 29 November 2019 /
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"Children should be put at the front of the queue for increased funding."

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Up to 690 children face threat of domestic violence every day of election period

Thursday 21 November 2019 /
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Vulnerable children at risk of becoming ‘collateral damage of Brexit’

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Pioneering project ‘diverting’ teenagers from serious organised crime is rolled out across the UK

Tuesday 29 October 2019 /
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A ground-breaking programme diverting young people away from a life of serious organised crime is to be rolled out to a

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Action for Children responds to Queen's Speech

Monday 14 October 2019 /
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The Queen’s Speech confirmed the Domestic Abuse Bill will continue in the new parliamentary session.

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