4. Our cumulative impact

How Children England's work influences national policy debate Read more

A Children Act Funding Formula

Children England's submission to the Treasury budget consultation, September 2017 Read more

A report from Game Changer - young people in care conference

Reflections on a great youth participation event from Children England's Policy and Campaigns Manager Read more

At What Cost? The 30 hours 'free' childcare promise in London

This 4in10 report highlights concerns that underfunding of the 30 hours 'free' childcare scheme means eligible families in London will miss out places and could impact on the quality of provision. Read more

Beneath the Threshold

Voluntary sector perspectives on child safeguarding in London Read more

Briefing: EU Withdrawal Bill at Report Stage in the Lords

Joint briefing by children's charities ensuring that cross-border mechanisms are in place to safeguard children Read more

Briefing: The impact of Brexit on children

Key policy recommendations for the new government Read more

Children and Social Work Act 2017

A summary of the Children and Social Work Act, which became law in 2017, and relevant briefings. Read more

Children and Social Work Bill 2016

Children England analysis and briefing on the Children and Social Work Bill 2016 Read more

Children in Charge

Imagining systemic reform and redesign in care commissioning for children Read more

Children's Voices at Heart in London

A write-up of our event exploring how we can connect and amplify children's voices in decision-making across London Read more

Civil Society Strategy: Children England submission

Our submission to the government's consultation Read more

Commissioning Activists network

A members-only network for professionals who have an interest in the commissioning of children’s services. We use it to help each other engage better with the commissioning process and to challenge bad commissioning practice. Read more

Commissioning: A Better Way?

The impact of commissioning on the children and families voluntary sector Read more

Consultation response: Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision

Children England's response to the government's green paper consultation 2018 Read more

Correcting a history of market failure (2014)

Residential Child Care: The 21st Century Challenge Read more

England's Children: the manifesto

Our democratically created members' manifesto, outlining their priorities for children in the run up to the 2015 General Election and beyond. Read more

How Health and Wellbeing Boards can help tackle child health inequalities

A review by 4in10 of London boroughs' health and wellbeing strategies Read more

Invest in Childcare, Invest in London

4in10's call for London's leadership to invest in childcare in order to address inequality for children and families. Read more

London Diversity & Inclusion Strategy: Children England consultation response

Children England and the 4in10 London Child Poverty Network gathered the views of children and young people for contribution to the Mayor's Diversity & Inclusion Strategy Read more

No Child Left Behind: the challenge for the Mayor of London

The 4in10 campaign's report setting out the challenges for the Mayor of London between 2016 and 2020. Read more

Perfect Storms

Perfect Storms: An analysis of the operating conditions for the children, young people and families voluntary sector (September 2012) Read more

The Case for a Children Act Funding Formula

Children England's briefing on a national mechanism for fair, sustainable funding of children's social care services Read more

The ChildFair State Inquiry

We are re-designing the welfare state with children's needs at its heart Read more

The Children Act and children's needs: make it the answer not the problem

2016 edition of report from Professor Jane Tunstill and the In Need Implementation Group Read more

What are the funding challenges for social care in England, and how can they be overcome?

Children England's submission to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee inquiry Read more

Young Leaders of the ChildFair State

We're recruiting young leaders to create a new vision for the welfare state Read more

Young Parents in London: Living with precariousness

A report from 4in10 and Partnership for Young London Read more

Young People Count (2015)

Data on young people in the UK including health, housing, crime and education. Read more

Young People Count (2016)

A collection of data sources about young people Read more