Election hopes for children’s network

Together for Children is a grouping of more than 70 organisations, experts and individuals seeking to promote the principles and legal protections enshrined within the Children Act 1989 and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

In advance of the General election on December 12th the network has published a list of 30 priorities it would like to see introduced by the next government, with the aim of transforming and improving the lives of young people, as well as their parents and carers. Their ambitions include an end to child and family poverty, improved treatment for children in the immigration and asylum system, as well as better provision for children in care and care leavers.
A full list of the 30 General Election Pledges can be found here: Together for Children: 30 General Election Pledges

At the launch of the manifesto for children Carolyne Willow, Director of children’s rights charity Article 39 and supporter of Together for Children said: “Children have no vote but what’s promised and delivered through this general election will have a massive impact on their lives, happiness and future. We want to see children and their rights at the heart of manifestos…”

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