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Extra 1.5m children in poverty by 2021 due to austerity, says EHRC

15 March 2018
An extra 1.5 million children will have been pitched into poverty by 2021 as a consequence of the government’s austerity programme, according to a study of the impact of tax and benefit policy by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Demos education pilot raises awareness of gambling harms in schools

15 March 2018
Demos think tank has been piloting lessons in secondary schools to prevent gambling-related harms among school age children.

Chancellor's Spring statement

15 March 2018
The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond presented his Spring Statement to Parliament yesterday, announcing that the UK public finances have reached a turning point. He hinted that there may be spending inccreases later in the year. Borrowing is down and the first sustained fall in debt for 17...

Tackling domestic abuse

12 March 2018
The government has launched a consultation on domestic abuse, seeking new laws and stronger powers to protect and support survivors.

Flagship Flying Start programme in Wales needs to reach more children in need, says Assembly committee

07 March 2018
A significant change is needed if the flagship Flying Start early years programme in Wales is to succeed in reaching out to those in most need of support, according to a cross-party Assembly committee.

Government mental health plans lacking early years focus

21 February 2018
Government plans to improve mental health help for children and young people are missing an opportunity by failing to look at early years support, experts have warned.

Leading charities join forces to call for an Innovation Fund for Better Relationships Education

20 February 2018
A group of leading charities have called for a focus on providing relationships information for young people online as well as in the classroom

The impact of social media and screen use - have your say

19 February 2018
The Commons Science and Technology Committee has announced an inquiry into the impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health.
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