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Children and families news from UK Parliament.

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Ministers questioned on children living in poverty
Work and Pensions Committee question ministers from DWP, DfE and Home Office
17 January 2022
Mass displacement of people on agenda in Lords debate
Members discuss UN High Commissioner for Refugees’ estimate that 82.4 million people are displaced worldwide. Catch up
07 January 2022
Webinar: Children in crisis: the role of public services in overcoming child vulnerability
Following publication of the Public Services Committee’s report: Children in crisis: the role of public services in overcoming child vulnerability, we have gathered experts from local authorities and charities to discuss our recommendations and conclusions.
14 December 2021
JCHR examines historic treatment of unmarried mothers in adoption inquiry  
The Committee will examine the adoption practices that led to unmarried mothers putting their child up for adoption.
14 December 2021
Lords debates migrants arriving illegally
Members discuss migrants arriving in the UK illegally by boat under. Catch up
26 November 2021
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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