Child poverty

Four in five of the children’s homes in England are run for profit – here’s why that is a problem
Child poverty

Four in five of the children’s homes in England are run for profit – here’s why that is a problem

Can you really deliver good social care for profit? Academics from the University of Oxford share their latest findings.

‘The government takes advantage of our love’: Families caring for child relatives plead for help
Cost of living crisis

‘The government takes advantage of our love’: Families caring for child relatives plead for help

Families caring for relatives’ children say they have gone without food, sacrificed their dreams and now can’t afford to live in the cost of living crisis

Awaab Ishak’s shocking death will be the housing sector’s defining moment
Opinion

Awaab Ishak’s shocking death will be the housing sector’s defining moment

The parents of Awaab Ishak brought him to this country for a better life. Instead, the damp conditions in his home killed him. He was only two

Zayn Malik calls on Rishi Sunak to offer free school meals to all children in poverty
Free school meals

Zayn Malik calls on Rishi Sunak to offer free school meals to all children in poverty

Students in east London will be paid to go to school as mayor brings back EMA amid cost of living crisis
Social Justice

Students in east London will be paid to go to school as mayor brings back EMA amid cost of living crisis

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Children are ‘eating rubbers and stealing food’ at school because they are hungry
Cost of living crisis

Children are ‘eating rubbers and stealing food’ at school because they are hungry

Children as young as 14 are having to get jobs to provide for their families
Cost of living crisis

Children as young as 14 are having to get jobs to provide for their families

Labour would bring in free breakfast clubs at every primary school in England
Childcare

Labour would bring in free breakfast clubs at every primary school in England

Child poverty in the UK: the definitions, causes and consequences in the cost of living crisis
Child poverty

Child poverty in the UK: the definitions, causes and consequences in the cost of living crisis

Teachers are setting up food banks in schools to help families in the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Teachers are setting up food banks in schools to help families in the cost of living crisis

The number of children living in temporary accommodation in Scotland surges by almost a fifth
Homelessness

The number of children living in temporary accommodation in Scotland surges by almost a fifth

Can I get a school uniform grant? Where to find cheaper options for your children
Summer survival guide

Can I get a school uniform grant? Where to find cheaper options for your children

1 in 5 key worker families have children growing up in poverty
In-work poverty

1 in 5 key worker families have children growing up in poverty

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The Big Issue’s Summer Survival Guide: Helping families through the holidays in a cost of living crisis
Summer survival guide

The Big Issue’s Summer Survival Guide: Helping families through the holidays in a cost of living crisis

What is the holiday activities and food programme and how do I sign my child up?
Summer survival guide

What is the holiday activities and food programme and how do I sign my child up?

All the places where kids can eat free during the summer holidays
Cost of living crisis

All the places where kids can eat free during the summer holidays

Half of UK parents can’t afford childcare over the summer holidays
Childcare

Half of UK parents can’t afford childcare over the summer holidays

Child poverty: Two-fifths of children under five are missing key developmental milestones
Child poverty

Child poverty: Two-fifths of children under five are missing key developmental milestones

The North East has overtaken London as the region with the highest rate of child poverty
Cost of living crisis

The North East has overtaken London as the region with the highest rate of child poverty

Dad on universal credit has gone days without eating so he can feed his children through cost of living crisis
Cost of Living Crisis

Dad on universal credit has gone days without eating so he can feed his children through cost of living crisis

Most Brits think today’s children will find life harder than their parents
Social mobility

Most Brits think today’s children will find life harder than their parents

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One in five households with children are struggling to put food on the table
Cost of living crisis

One in five households with children are struggling to put food on the table

School life leaves children in poverty feeling ‘embarrassed and excluded’
child poverty

School life leaves children in poverty feeling ‘embarrassed and excluded’

‘Temporary’ accommodation shows the government is failing homeless children
Alex Firth

‘Temporary’ accommodation shows the government is failing homeless children

Campaigners’ joy as MPs back bill to raise minimum marriage age to 18 and stop child marriage
Marriage bill

Campaigners’ joy as MPs back bill to raise minimum marriage age to 18 and stop child marriage