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Barnardo’s demands councils keep vulnerable care leavers out of ‘squalid B&Bs’

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.

Barnardo’s waves goodbye to old headquarters.

16 Oct 2014

Taking down the former office after 40 years of use.

Barnardo's statement on Sky news Leeds story

16 Oct 2014

Our statement on the recent Sky news story.

End Child Poverty map: Barnardo's responds

15 Oct 2014

In response to child poverty mapping published by End Child Poverty today which shows that in some constituencies the level of child poverty is nearly five times that of others (1), Barnardo’s CEO Javed Khan said:

Barnardo’s Annual Review: Our year

14 Oct 2014

Barnardo’s releases its annual review for the year 2013/14