Written By: - Date published: 12:42 pm, April 8th, 2015 - 6 comments
The office of the Children’s Commissioner is cutting back work due to funding pressure. Not that you would know about it, from the almost complete lack of media coverage.
Written By: - Date published: 6:38 pm, September 24th, 2014 - 17 comments
While the left lost the election, it looks like we’ve won another battle in the war of ideas, with John Key being forced to at least pretend he wants to do something about child poverty. Ideas long recommended from the Children’s Commissioner may finally be implemented.
Written By: - Date published: 9:27 am, December 11th, 2012 - 54 comments
Child poverty is fixable, but National isn’t interested.
Written By: - Date published: 2:25 pm, December 10th, 2012 - 4 comments
Irish has already covered the appalling statistics from the Children’s Social Health Monitor. What struck me was the paucity of the Government’s response. Tony Ryall – unavailable for comment – merely put out a statement saying the Government was doing plenty as 33% of the budget went on social security and similar things. One might […]