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Over a hundred thousand extra children of public sector workers have been pushed into poverty due to pay restrictions and benefit cuts, trade unions say.
Over half of councils do not have a strategy in place to help children of alcoholics despite the ‘horrific’ impact of parental alcohol misuse, a new parliamentary report has warned.
More than half of councils in England are planning to slash spending on children's services such as closing children’s centres, according to a new analysis.
Collaboration between local authorities and the private sector would improve foster care for children, a new Government report has suggested.
The council that looks after 10% of the country's unaccompanied asylum seeking children has slammed the government's decision to award it less than 2% of the funding available.
Directors of children’s services warn current legislation does not support councils in safeguarding vulnerable learners as new figures reveal nearly 50,000 children are missing out on a suitable education.
Local authority leaders have urged the Government to expand its sports funding in order to help tackle the child obesity problem.
Child poverty charities are calling for an end to the benefit freeze as new figures reveal in some areas over half the children are growing up in poverty.
The Government’s ‘fragmented’ approach to child health care is damaging the health of the nation, paediatricians warn.
The Government has been accused of dragging its feet over inspections of children's centres, which have been frozen since 2015.