Yesterday, 14/01/21. Sport England published the latest official statistics from the Active Lives Children and Young People’s Survey. This publication is split
Dr Lisa Cameron, MP for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow has been interviewed by Nursery Management Today Magazine about her
Speakers: Michael Follett, OPAL; Greg Dryer, University of Kingston and miMove app; Dr Jackie Musgrave, Open University
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Parliament resumed yesterday for Statements from the Prime Minister and also the Secretary of State for Education, Gavin Williamson. Dr
The Child Mental Health Charter Campaign has received a response (link below) from the Welsh Government to an enquiry about any
Quotable quotes on the effect of the pandemic on children’s mental health ‘The Covid-29 crisis poses the greatest threat to
Barely 48 hours after the dawn of 2021, mental health services are again outcasts from the optimistic future envisioned by
Helen Clark: Lead Author for the APPG on A Fit and Healthy Childhood As we approach the end of the
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The Children’s Commissioner has become concerned at the level of fear being picked up from children. Both safety when out
Interesting links, articles, news and blog posts sent out to members on 26/11/20.
A big ‘thank you’ to Catherine West (Labour MP for Hornsey and Wood Green) for putting mental health services on
Professor Catharine Creswell of the University of Oxford’s Co-Space Project, addressed the APPG in November 2020. Her powerpoint presentation can
HEADLINE PRIORITY IN COMPREHENSIVE SPENDING REVIEW PLANS Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is set to announce a new £500
You can read the following information in much more detail on the Government’s website.
Speakers: Dr Lisa Cameron MP, SNP Spokesperson for Mental Health; Melissa Bui, Researcher and Author, The Intergenerational Foundation; Professor Catharine
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Sexual Psychology … #BoysToo Today’s focus on sexual equality, consent, everyday sexism, the MeToo movement and girls’ rights can leave
Dr Jackie Musgrave, Programme Lead of Early Childhood at the Open University, has told us about this new free online
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The Local Government Association’s new report A child-centred recovery outlines local government’s ambitions for a child-centred recovery, drawing together every aspect of
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Speakers: Harriet Waldegrave, Office of the Children’s Commissioner; Paul Thompson Owner of Water Babies; Patrick Myers DWP – Reducing Parental
https://www.bmj.com/content/371/bmj.m3942 One of six research projects to receive a share out of £495,000 out of £2m government funding looking at
APPG Lead Author Helen Clark was recently invited to submit an article to Community Practitioner Magazine, which is the professional
Child Mental Health Charter Campaign Manager Helen Clark is delighted to introduce a new campaigning Early Day Motion: A Covid-19 recovery
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Watch and listen here Today Dr Lisa Cameron MP served notice on Secretary of State Matt Hancock that a nation
Comprehensive description of Govt. support for vulnerable children and families set out in a letter from Minister Vicky Ford MP.
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On 21st July 2020, Dr Lisa Cameron MP tabled the following Question: ‘To ask the Secretary of State for Education,
A new briefing published by Food Active and the Children’s Food Campaign shows overwhelming support for the Government extending free school
Speakers: Henry Dimbleby, co-founder of the Leon restaurant chain; Steve Brine MP; Diarmid Campbell-Jack, Associate Director for Policy and Research
The Child Mental Health Charter Campaign has called upon the Government to prioritise children’s mental health on their return to
Children back at school are showing clear symptoms of distress. Yet the Government has failed to address the effects of
APPG’s NEW REPORTS MUST BE A WAKE-UP CALL FOR OUR FOOD SYSTEMS. Today we published our latest reports as the
The Children’s Society and Labour Opposition Leader Sir Keir Starmer MP have predicted a severe service crisis as children return
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BUT WHEN? AND WHERE IS THE MENTION OF CHILDREN? The Child Mental Health Charter Campaign is grateful to Labour MP
On 28th July, ‘The Times’ resident health expert, Dr Mark Porter warned: ‘Saying ‘Get on a bike’ will not solve
Baroness Benjamin, Vice-Chair of the APPG, has welcomed the Government’s new Obesity Strategy, renews the call for a Cabinet-level Minister