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Neglected older children missed, says new government report

06 July 2018
The neglect of older children sometimes goes 'unseen', and needs greater understanding and a more co-ordinated approach from local agencies, according to a new report published today.

Pressure on children's services spending, new report

04 July 2018
Despite concerns among local authorities that the ongoing squeeze on budgets is placing increasing pressure on frontline services, the DfE's position in recent years has been that there is no evidence that spending more money improves effectiveness.

Two million children 'at serious risk', children's commissioner finds

04 July 2018
This year’s 2018 vulnerability report tells us about the numbers of children who are growing up in England with vulnerability and risks that could affect their lives, wellbeing and life chances.

£19 million fund to support victims of domestic abuse announced

03 July 2018
Funding to expand support for survivors of domestic abuse services across the country.

Multi-million pound fund to support disadvantaged children in the early years

02 July 2018
£6.5 million fund to boost social mobility through projects supporting children who need the most help with early language and speech skills.

New package of measures announced to support student mental health

28 June 2018
Universities will be called on to dramatically improve their mental health offering for students, and will be awarded with a new recognition for meeting new mental health standards.

Childhood obesity: a plan for action, chapter 2 published

28 June 2018
This publication outlines the actions the government will take towards its goal of halving childhood obesity and reducing the gap in obesity between children from the most and least deprived areas by 2030.

Growing number of children at risk of multiple dangers, warns Barnardo's

28 June 2018
Increasing numbers of children are at risk of "multiple dangers", including sexual and criminal exploitation, children's charity Barnardo's has warned. 
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