This section of resources is for anyone researching, campaigning or making decisions that will affect children's lives. You'll find our latest research, reports and briefings according to topic and you can filter the listing using the tick boxes.
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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
Children England analysis and briefing on the Children and Social Work Bill 2016Read more
Imagining systemic reform and redesign in care commissioning for childrenRead more
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
The impact of commissioning on the children and families voluntary sectorRead more
Residential Child Care: The 21st Century ChallengeRead more
Our democratically created members' manifesto, outlining their priorities for children in the run up to the 2015 General Election and beyond.Read more
4in10's call for London's leadership to invest in childcare in order to address inequality for children and families.Read more
The 4in10 campaign's report setting out the challenges for the Mayor of London between 2016 and 2020.Read more
Perfect Storms: An analysis of the operating conditions for the children, young
people and families voluntary sector (September 2012)Read more
Data on young people in the UK including health, housing, crime and education.Read more
A collection of data sources about young peopleRead more