Petition Create a ‘National Sleep Strategy’ to end child bed poverty In Wales

A national sleep strategy must resource local authorities to identify, address and ultimately end bed poverty

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‘Sleep should be acknowledged as a key public health issue, which is as crucial for our wellbeing as diet or exercise.’ -Mental Health Foundation

Buttle UK 2018 estimated up to 400,000 children in the UK didn’t have a bed.

Schools, national media outlets and third sector organisations- including Zarach- have documented the impact of long term tiredness on a child’s capacity to learn & the increasing rates of bed poverty due to the pandemic & the surge of families fleeing domestic abuse.

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