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Children and families news from UK Parliament.

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Work and Pensions Committee to examine Universal Credit and childcare costs
The Work and Pensions committees launches an inquiry into Universal credit and childcare costs
25 November 2021
Lords debates private members’ bills at second reading
Bills on age assurances online, onshore wind and coroners recording suicide factors. Catch up
22 November 2021
Cuts led to vulnerable children “crisis”: restore support to 2010 levels, peers tell ministers
Public Services Committee publish report on role of public services in addressing child vulnerability
19 November 2021
MPs to hold a general debate on giving every baby the best start in life
MPs to hold a general debate on giving every baby the best start in life
05 November 2021
Further action needed to combat child food poverty, says Petitions Committee Chair
Catherine McKinnell MP welcomes the Government’s announcement in the Autumn Budget Statement to provide £200 million a year to continue the Holiday Activity and Food Programme
02 November 2021
How does cohabiting partner status affect finances? MPs to hear from experts
The House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee is to hold the second evidence
29 October 2021
Members raise topical and current issues in Grand Committee debates
Lords debates social care, the treatment of people with autism, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, and UK business with Africa. Learn more
27 October 2021
Additional support for new parents’ mental health is welcome, say MPs
Catherine McKinnell MP, Chair of the Petitions Committee, has welcomed the announcement of additional funding for mental health support for new parents
27 October 2021
Children in poverty: No recourse to public funds - Work and Pensions Committee to hold first oral evidence session
Committee to hold the first oral evidence session on the experiences of children whose families have no access to welfare benefits
19 October 2021
Lords debates social care
Members debate the challenges following the pandemic, the effects of the Health and Social Care Levy and and the government's social care plans. Catch up
15 October 2021
New inquiry: The right to family life: adoption of children of unmarried women 1949-1976
The Joint Committee on Human Rights launches a new inquiry
23 September 2021
Rights of cohabiting partners examined by Women and Equalities Committee
Leading legal academics will give evidence to the Women and Equalities Committee
17 September 2021
Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty to give evidence to Education Committee on Covid vaccination of children
Professor Chris Whitty is to face questions from the Education Committee on the possible inclusion of children in the Government’s Covid-19 vaccination programme
13 September 2021
MPs to debate petition relating to funding and affordability of childcare
MPs to debate petition relating to funding and affordability of childcare
08 September 2021
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Get joined-up to support vulnerable children and Family Hubs, Lords urge
A letter from the committee calls for ministers to get joined-up to support family services and tackle a lack of coordination of children’s policy nationally and locally.
10 August 2021
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