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Filtered by category: Inequality

The impact of Brexit on children’s issues is being felt already

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Tuesday 29 January 2019 / Children's rights, Inequality, Government spending
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The biggest effect so far is simply the pushing of children’s issues off the agenda.

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Pushing early years and early intervention back up the agenda

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 14 November 2018 / Early intervention, Children's centres, Inequality
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A new Committee report lays down some tough, but important, questions for Ministers.

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From a Sure Start to a questionable future

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 12 July 2018 / Children's centres, Government spending, Inequality
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It has been 20 years since the Spending Review committed more than £450 million for the first Sure Start Centres.

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Time to ask, just how worried are Minister's about the gap?

Tuesday 05 December 2017 / Early intervention, Inequality
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The gap between disadvantaged children and their peers just isn't closing quickly enough.

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36 years is too long to be playing catch-up

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 03 August 2017 / Early intervention, Inequality
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A new report shows it will take decades to close the gap in outcomes for children government needs to act now.

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