Growing up in a rented home can have a damaging impact on a person's childhood, according to a new study.
In the age of austerity, families are struggling. More needs to be done to help them survive the tough economic climate.
The coalition is trumpeting its childcare support package, but campaigners have expressed bafflement that couples with a joint income of £299,999 will benefit.
Teachers and parents are losing the battle again the "porn version" of sexuality now "swamping" British life, Diane Abbott will say in a speech today.
Parents should check their children's texts and emails, David Cameron's advisor on childhood, Claire Perry, has said.
Now is the time to look to a future free of short-term spending for children's services.
Inequalities in health, education and other outcomes persist - and in some cases are getting worse.
Austerity measures are negatively affecting children and young people, according to a report out today.
Ministers are on track to meet their goal of reducing the number of troubled families, according to the Department for Communities and Local Government.
Iain Duncan Smith will try to shift the debate away from gay marriage today as he argues in favour of "married relationships".
The tightening up of the law around smacking children partly contributed to the riots which hit England last summer, a local MP has claimed.
Prime minister David Cameron unveils plans to introduce 'troubleshooters' to tackle the UK's 120,000 troubled families