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The National Children's Bureau is a leading charity that for 50 years has been improving the lives of children and young people, especially the most vulnerable. We work with children and for children, to influence government policy, be a strong voice for young people and practitioners, and provide creative solutions on a range of social issues.

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  • “We cannot afford to discard the potential of young people who suffer from mental illness”

    NCB Young Trustee Grace Gurbutt speaks at NCB’s 2014 Annual Debate about the importance of improving...

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  • Conservative Party Conference 2014

    The Conservative Party conference expressed a commitment to ensuring that children and young people ...

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  • Labour Party conference 2014

    The Labour Party conference revealed their emerging policies for children and young people – says Z...

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Greater Expectations
'Greater Expectations' looks at how poverty and disadvantage still wreak havoc on children's lives, causing them to lag far behind their more affluent peers in almost all areas of their lives, from health to education, early development to housing. It revisits the work of a groundbreaking study published in 1973 - 'Born to Fail'. Read more at: www.ncb.org.uk/greaterexpectations

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