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A group of more than 120 children’s charities, teaching unions and organisations have accused the Government of ignoring children in its spending plans.
Nearly 16,000 babies under the age of one are growing up in ‘toxic’ households at risk of severe harm, warns a new report from the children’s commissioner.
MPs and peers are calling for urgent action after a parliamentary inquiry finds that vulnerable children are missing out on early help and face a postcode lottery of support.
Over two million children in England are growing up in families where there are serious risks, according to a new report from the Children’s Commissioner.
Tens of thousands of children at risk of abuse and neglect are being put at risk as cuts to council budgets mean chances to intervene are repeatedly missed, warns charity.
A new campaign to improve working conditions for social workers and raise children’s outcomes has been launched today.
New figures show the Trussell Trust, the UK's biggest operator of food banks, provided record levels of emergency food supplies last year, driven by benefits not covering the costs of essentials.
Four- to seven-year-old children who are unaware of why they are in care are more likely to have low well-being, finds new research.
Councils warn that they are struggling to cope with an increase in demand for support as one child is referred to social services every 49 seconds.
Two-thirds of councillors responsible for children’s services say their local authority doesn't have the resources to provide universal services such as children’s centres, finds survey.
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