Campaign blog

Almost three years from the start of the campaign, Sophie and I have both moved away from our hometowns and started at university. Now 19, we’re too old to benefit from Childfare’s ideals and the campaign is in need of fresh blood. Our message is beginning to reach Westminster with […]

Moving on

Campaigning teenagers with a big gripe launched a model protest after being charged adult prices for admission to tourist attractions across the Cotswolds. They created a set of tiny figures carrying banners and photographed them in front of miniature shops and churches at the renowned Model Village in Bourton on […]

Model protestors lead small-scale action

Anna Soubry with Childfare
Former business minister Anna Soubry has given her backing to the Childfare campaign. The well-known MP for Broxtowe met with Childfare representatives Emily Stott and Madeleine Beestin to learn about the national campaign, which is lobbying transport companies and visitor attractions to charge child pricing for all under-18s. A change […]

Soubry backing Childfare campaign

Youth Parliament
The youth parliament met in the House of Commons last week and the cost of transport was one of just six issues debated. Liam Cartwright from Newcastle upon Tyne – where students pay £7 a day for a rail ticket – led the debate, calling for a standardised fare system for […]

Transport debated by youth in Parliament

(Photo shoot 1016-008)  Nottingham City Transport are presented with Childfare Heroes certification.
Nottingham City Transport has been awarded “hero” status by a new national campaign for fair fares for under-18s. The campaign, run by two 16 year-olds who became fed up of the way travel companies charge adult fares to teenagers still in education, has highlighted the Nottinghamshire bus company as a […]

Bus company earns Childfare hero award

Fair fares – the Golden Hinde
Fair fares – that’s all we’re asking for! We’re launching our Childfare campaign in the week that 16-year-olds across the country get their GCSE results. We know how hard everyone has had to work for these results and hopefully waiting for the outcome hasn’t ruined the summer. Many of us […]

Childfare – fair fares for under-18s