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Disadvantage young people struggling ‘to get lives back on track’ post-pandemic

Under-fives adversely impacted by COVID-19 pandemic, study shows

Young people urged to push for greater investment in Youth Services

NHS Launches Specialist Clinics Amid Spike in Childhood Obesity

Steep decline in services for babies an new parents, charities warn

Youth Futures Foundation announces £6.1m Employment Fund

Youth Sector Calls for Strengthening of Safeguarding Lead Role

Charity urges DFE to explore links between attainment and length of school day

Children’s Minister Outlines Ambitions for Family Hubs

Education Secretary backs Home Education Register

Youth Minister Pledges to Create Register for Youth Workers

Children’s Minister confirms £340m funding boost for early years not announced in spending review

Lockdowns left thousands of children at risk of exploitation, new figures show

Quarter of youth services ‘running on six months worth of reserves’

Spending Review – Government urged to ‘go further’ to support vulnerable children and families

Vulnerable children face growing risk of child criminal exploitation, Barnardo’s warns

Youth offending services failing black and mixed heritage boys, inspectors warn

Government Appoints New Youth Minister

No Play Budget at Half of Hospitals

Health Visitor funding and better childcare needed to support new parents, say MP’s

Zahawi pledges to close ‘Disadvantage Gap’ for vulnerable pupils

Call for sector to back common purpose for Youth Work

Sector Leaders vow to oppose relaxation of childcare ratios

Young people worst hit by charity cuts

4.3m Families struggling to access childcare, warns charity

Children deserve an education ‘fit for the future’ says Labour Leader

Children in most deprived areas suffered greatest loss of learning during lockdowns

Free glasses to boost literacy skills among poor pupils

No Relationships and Sex Education training in four out of five schools, Minister admits

Charities issue stark warning over ‘decimation of youth services’

COVID has worsened Adverse Childhood Experiences, say experts

Nadhim Zahawi replaces Gavin Williamson as Education Secretary

Parents warn of tsunami of school-anxiety cases

The Commission of Young Lives

Will Quince replaces Vicky Ford as Children and Families Minister

Anne Longfield launches commission to protect children from gangs

Pandemic and online pressures drive decline in girls’ happiness

Scouts rolls out Squirrels Programme for pre-school children

Evaluation of Keeping Safe programme

Rural Areas Hardest Hit by Youth Work Cuts, NYA warns

UK Youth launches project to shape Mental Health Support for young black people

Universal Credit cuts ‘recipe for disaster for struggling families’ charity warns

Decade of Youth Work cuts to blame for increase in violent crime

New Programmes to Tackle Youth Violence in 2021

Peers urge joint spending review bid to support vulnerable children

Sure Start – Major Research Reveals Long-Term Health Benefits of Programme

The Diana Award Unveils COVID-19 Recovery Plan for Young People

Young People ‘to be hit hardest’ by end of Universal Credit Uplift

DFE announces regional COVID-19 Recovery Fund for children’s social care

Early spending on vulnerable children falls 48% in the last decade, report finds

One in five young people facing long-term unemployment, ONS figures show

Online event set to encourage honours nominations from young people

Young people's mental health referrals in England double since Lockdown

Youth Workers to receive Media Disinformation Training

Review urges ‘age-appropriate’ drug services for young people

Adopted Children Face Mental Health Emergency, warns Charity

One in four young people worried mental health will impact work after pandemic

Support for children and young people top priority in new Marmot report

Cross-Sector Partnership championing youth work to be set up

DWP launches 110 youth employment hubs

Key issues raised by MP's over children's COVID-19 recovery

Levelling Up: the view from local infrastructure

Ofsted: girls asked for nudes by up to 11 boys a night

OnlyFans must do more to protect children, says Children's Commissioner for England

Council analysis reveals post-lockdown ise in pupil absence

Extend Kickstart and Universal Credit uplift to support young people, MP's urge

Hundreds of child deaths linked to deprivation 'avoidable', report shows

Major study to explore new ways to prevent child exploitation

Queens Speech 2021 - Government to prioritise early years as COVID restrictions ease

Queens Speech 2021 - Skills and post 16 education bill 'central to pandemic recovery'