Filtered by category: Government spending

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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Does what you spend make a difference to what you get?

Tuesday 26 June 2018 / Government spending
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New research from the Local Government Association answers the $64,000 question facing children's services.

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The NHS isn’t the only area in need of a funding boost

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 21 June 2018 / Government spending
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With the NHS receiving additional investment is it time for government to turn their attention to children's services.

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Damian Hinds, you've had 100 days of introductions and meetings, now time for action

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Parents take to parliament to demand action on government cuts to children's services

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How many more missed chances before the Government acts on the funding gap?

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 13 February 2018 / Government spending
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The Government has missed another chance to address the funding crisis facing children's social care.

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Investing in the future?

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Thursday 23 November 2017 / Government spending
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Rumours were rife that the Chancellor was planning a shift in focus around younger generations and the future.

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OUR REACTION TO THE BUDGET NOVEMBER 2017

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 22 November 2017 / Government spending
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"...we have heard nothing in today’s Budget that indicates help may be on the way."

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We have to turn the tide when it comes to cutting early intervention services

Wednesday 15 November 2017 / Early intervention, Government spending
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Early intervention spending is falling as central government funding is cut. A change of direction is urgently needed.

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Children are left out in the cold with the current benefits freeze

Posted by Jessica Hillyard /

Wednesday 04 October 2017 / Early intervention, Government spending
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The impact of wider spending freezes affecting the lives of children and families remains off the agenda.

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Action for Children response to Social Mobility Commission report

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 28 June 2017 / Government spending, Early intervention
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Head of policy and research at Action for Children, Eleanor Briggs responds.

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