Filtered by category: Children's centres

The 'perfect storm' facing children's services

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Our analysis highlights how available funding for children’s services has fallen £2.2bn since 2010/11.

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The result of cuts and children’s centre closures

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Monday 17 June 2019 / Children's centres
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Our new analysis shows cuts and closures have led to falling numbers getting help from children's centres

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The challenges facing children’s centres

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Wednesday 16 January 2019 / Children's centres
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Last year Action for Children ran a survey of our children's centres. Here is what we found.

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Pushing early years and early intervention back up the agenda

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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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The Director’s Diary: The Labour Party conference

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Thursday 27 September 2018 / Children's centres, Government spending, Public Affairs
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Read all about Action for Children's week at the Labour Party Conference.

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How many ways to count a children’s centre?

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Monday 10 September 2018 / Children's centres
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Getting an accurate number of children's centres in England is not as straightforward as you might think.

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Early education alone can’t close the gap

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Thursday 23 August 2018 / Early intervention, Children's centres
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With new analysis showing the impact of early education it's vital parenting support isn't overlooked in closing the gap

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From a Sure Start to a questionable future

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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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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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