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Barnardo's marks National Adoption Week with appeal for new parents

01 Nov 2014

Research highlights need for more adopters for sibling groups

Response to Secretary of State for Education speech on social workers

30 Oct 2014

Barnardo's responds to Secretary of State for Education speech on social workers

Response to Ann Coffey MP new report into child sexual exploitation in Greater Manchester

30 Oct 2014

Chief Executive Javed Khan said:

Response to new report on link between missing children and sexual exploitation

29 Oct 2014

Chief Executive Javed Khan said: “Barnardo’s has long been campaigning for better awareness of the clear links between children running away and being sexually exploited. During the last decade 80% of boys and 42% of girls in Barnardo’s child sexual exploitation services across the UK were referred to us after episodes of going missing. e leavers are forced to live in.

Keep care leavers out of ‘squalid B&Bs’, Barnardo's asks councils

23 Oct 2014

Barnardo’s is demanding that local authorities in England stop using B&Bs to house young people leaving care, except in emergencies. The charity has launched a spoof website Carebandb to highlight the squalid conditions some young care leavers are forced to live in.

Response to UNICEF report: Children in Danger

21 Oct 2014

In response to the UNICEF report Children in Danger, Barnardo’s CEO Javed Khan said:

Change 'slash and burn' approach to welfare we say, following poverty report

20 Oct 2014

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission report published today predicts that, by 2020, absolute poverty will have risen for working and non-working families for the first time since records began. In response Barnardo’s CEO Javed Khan comments:

Statement on the death of Lynda Bellingham

20 Oct 2014

In response to the announcement of the death of actress Lynda Bellingham.

Barnardo’s announces details of child trafficking advocacy scheme

17 Oct 2014

Barnardo’s is today announcing the details of the child trafficking advocacy pilot it is carrying out on behalf of the Home Office.