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The Children's Society has issued a statement following the government's latest Lords defeat, on cuts effecting disabled children, in the Welfare Reform Bill.
Lobbying of MPs is set to intensify in the next 18 hours, after the government suffered a seventh humiliating defeat on its controversial Welfare Reform Bill.
Crossbenchers and others in the House of Lords will seek one more time to amend the Welfare Reform Bill to prevent a reduction in the money paid to disabled children.
Disabled children make up a third of the 77 million children worldwide who are excluded from education - equivalent to twice the number of children living in the UK. This is the conclusion of a new report published by Christian development agency World Vision. Click here to support disabled children with World Vision Alternative Gifts
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Christian Aid has issued a statement from its Chair, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams.
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