action for children

  • November 16, 2017

    Charities warn government cuts have left councils with no option but to close services designed to spot signs of neglect and abuse early.

  • October 26, 2017

    A poll of 500 Conservative councillors found that nearly three-quarters agree that long-term funding for children’s services is a major concern for their council.

  • September 13, 2011

    The continuing and historic struggle against child poverty in Scotland was highlighted in a feature as part of the STV Six O'Clock News on 13 September 2011 - connected with STV's high-profile appeal, which will fund related projects.

  • March 28, 2011

    A UK government review of local authority duties has raised further fears about the future of social services, says Savi Hensman/ Yet, against a background of harsh spending cuts, this is also an opportunity for people and civil society organisations - including churches and faith bodies - to declare whether they believe that children and adults should be able to get the support they need.

  • March 10, 2011

    Children's charities Barnardo's and Action for Children want the Government urgently to rethink their plans for children in care, ahead of the budget.