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Budget 2020: why “levelling up” must start at the bottom

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Wednesday 11 March 2020 / Government spending
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Attention needs to be paid to the more complex task of supporting disadvantaged children and families.

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Marmot Review: Ten years on

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Tuesday 25 February 2020 / Early intervention, Government spending, Inequality
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Director of Policy Imran Hussain reflects on the recent Marmot Review, which found a 'slowdown in life expectancy'.

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Children are heading for a decade of crisis - not 'renewal'

Wednesday 04 September 2019 / Government spending
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The Chancellor says his Spending Round will “turn the page on austerity” - but it's difficult to see the evidence

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Spring Statement: Pressing pause on fixing the crisis in children’s services

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Wednesday 13 March 2019 / Children's rights, Government spending
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Today's Spring Statement is a wasted opportunity to get to grips with the very real crisis facing children's services.

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A gap that will keep on growing

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 26 February 2019 / Early intervention, Government spending
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New analysis by leading children’s charities paints a worrying picture of the funding crisis facing children' services.

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