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Joint statement on Calais refugee camp by Anne Longfield, Children’s Commissioner for England and Geneviève Avenard, France’s Children’s Commissioner

21 October 2016

There are still hundreds of vulnerable children within the Calais camp who have not been properly identified and registered by French authorities, or French charities working on their behalf.


Anne Longfield’s statement following the conviction of Ben Butler for the murder of his daughter

21 June 2016

There remain a number of unanswered questions regarding this judgment. The role of the judiciary and their involvement in providing information to serious case reviews needs to be looked at as part of ongoing reform.


Anne Longfield’s response to the 2016 Queen’s Speech

18 May 2016

I very much welcome the announcement in today’s Queen’s Speech of new legislation to improve the lives and outcomes of children in care and care leavers.


Statement on the conviction and sentencing of two girls for the murder of Angela Wrightson.

7 April 2016

I will not be alone in being shocked by this crime and my sympathies are with her family and friends at this distressing time.


Response from Anne Longfield to the Prime Minister’s speech about reforming adult prisons

8 February 2016

I am hopeful that the ambition shown by the Government in reforming adult prisons today will be reflected in its plans for the children’s secure estate.


Head of Policy Graham Richie’s speech at Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week

5 February 2016

It is my firm belief that we have a fantastic opportunity to make considerable progress over the next few years.


Anne Longfield’s speech to the National Policing of Children and Young People conference

2 February 2016

We must work together to intervene early, help children to recover and further the life chances of children – especially the most vulnerable.


Statement on the launch of the NSPCC’s ‘It’s Time’ campaign

27 January 2016

Children that have experienced trauma will often have physical and emotional scars that remain with them for life, so it is vital that children who are abused get the support they need to help them to recover.


Statement on Tackling Extremism

19 January 2016

Children who are vulnerable to extremism must be helped to protect themselves and stay safe by being taught the skills and knowledge they need to question ‘twisted ideologies’.


UK Children’s Commissioners’ joint statement on tax credits

27 October 2015

We urge the Chancellor, George Osborne, to undertake a full assessment of the likely impact on children of any revised plans regarding tax and benefits and to avoid any measures that will reduce the ability of low income families to provide for their children’s needs.


Statement on A level results for 2015

13 August 2015

I would like to congratulate the thousands of students who received their A’ level results today and wish them the very best for the future, whatever their plans.


Statement on the closure of the College of Social Work

22 June 2015

I am concerned that the closure of the College of Social Work could damage the profession’s standards and standing and ultimately, affect vulnerable children.