Kids Company's See the Child campaign failed to secure any funding or launch promised task force
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28 Jul 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

Kids Company has admitted that it has so far failed to find £1.5m funding for a promised task force or make progress towards its own targets for its 'See the Child. Change the System' campaign.

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