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Our response to the autumn statement

Posted by Kate Mulley /

Wednesday 23 November 2016 / Government spending
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Today, the Chancellor of the Exchequer gave his Autumn Statement to Parliament.

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Chancellor, tomorrow’s success is being born today!

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Today’s autumn statement made big promises for infrastructure, but our future depends on more than roads and broadband.

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Early years development: why the Government should invest in custard baths

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Tuesday 22 November 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Custard, curiosity and child development should be at the heart of government policy making.

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Brighter futures start at home

Posted by Chloe Hardy /

Wednesday 16 November 2016 / Inequality
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Helping parents to make home a great place to learn is part of The Social Mobility Commission’s social mobility vision.

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Improving social mobility starts at home

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Tuesday 01 November 2016 / Public Affairs, Inequality
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Blog on House of Lords social mobility debate.

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