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The National Children's Bureau is a leading charity that for 50 years has been improving the lives of children and young people, especially the most vulnerable. We work with children and for children, to influence government policy, be a strong voice for young people and practitioners, and provide creative solutions on a range of social issues.

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  • Labour Party conference 2014

    The Labour Party conference revealed their emerging policies for children and young people – says Z...

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  • Young and sensible

    Research suggests young people have increasingly responsible attitudes to social vices like smoking...

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  • Stop and search: a young person’s thoughts

    Are stop and search powers used disproportionately on young people from ethnic minorities? Niklas (...

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Greater Expectations
'Greater Expectations' looks at how poverty and disadvantage still wreak havoc on children's lives, causing them to lag far behind their more affluent peers in almost all areas of their lives, from health to education, early development to housing. It revisits the work of a groundbreaking study published in 1973 - 'Born to Fail'. Read more at: www.ncb.org.uk/greaterexpectations

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