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Response to rise in asylum seeking children in care

02 Oct 2015

Our response to new Department for Education statistics that reveal that the number of unaccompanied asylum seeking children in care has risen by 29%.

Response to DfE Looked After Children stats

01 Oct 2015

Barnardo's chief executive expresses concern about drastic fall in children being put up for adoption.

Worst off youngsters have bleak view of their future

29 Sep 2015

New research from Barnardo's [1] reveals that six in ten young people (63%) who feel they are among the worst off in society think they will struggle to get a job even if they do well in school.

The Triangle lifts off and seeks support to open four days a week

24 Sep 2015

A community hub launched by Barnardo’s in south London is now hoping to open four days a week to meet demand from local families.

Response to “Regulating Fund-Raising for the Future”

23 Sep 2015

Our response to the review of charity fundraising for the Government.

Response to MPs decision to cut tax credits

15 Sep 2015

Barnardo’s chief executive tonight expressed concern over MPs decision to cut tax credits.

Children with learning disabilities at risk of sexual exploitation

10 Sep 2015

Children with learning disabilities are more vulnerable to sexual exploitation than other children, facing additional barriers to their protection and to receiving support, new research from a coalition of leading organisations reveals.

Response to Government position on Syrian Refugees

08 Sep 2015

Chief Executive Javed Khan responds to the Government’s announcement that it will focus on hosting children and families as part of the Syrian refugee resettlement scheme.

Javed Khan receives university honour

03 Sep 2015

Our chief executive, Javed Khan, makes a speech as he accepts his Honorary Doctorate at Birmingham City University

Nearly half of UK adults would consider fostering a child, new figures from Barnardo’s reveal

01 Sep 2015

Nearly half (48 per cent) of UK adults [1] would consider fostering a child new figures from Barnardo’s reveal. The charity says it needs to find enough foster carers to open their homes to children who cannot live with their own parents.

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