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The SNP sets its sights on inclusion and equity

Posted by Usman Ali /

Friday 28 October 2016 / Public Affairs

Report from the SNP conference.

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What does the new Government mean by 'social mobility'?

Party conferences were an opportunity to dig beneath the headlines. What did we learn about the new 'social mobility'?

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The Children and Social Work Bill: Government is listening

Posted by Kate Maher /

Tuesday 18 October 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care, Law, Mental health
Smiling young man

We’ve secured two important changes to the Bill. But there’s still more to do.

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Fair by Five: the language of learning

Posted by Chloe Hardy /

Monday 17 October 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention, Government spending

Describing child development in a way that is meaningful to parents, politicians and professionals.

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Action for Children response to today's NAO report into child protection

Wednesday 12 October 2016 / Children's rights, Government spending, Safeguarding

Senior policy advisor at Action for Children, Meredith Davis responds.

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