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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Budget 2018: a new dawn, but not yet a new day

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Wednesday 31 October 2018 / Government spending
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Despite the promises to secure our children’s future, new programmes of spending will not deliver the changes we need.

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Early education alone can’t close the gap

Posted by Dan Breslin /

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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Domestic Abuse Bill must put children at its heart

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Children are too often the forgotten victims of domestic abuse.

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The Director's Diary: Conservative Party conference

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 03 October 2018 / Government spending, Mental health, Public Affairs
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Imran Hussain gives a rundown of his time at Conservative Party Conference.

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The Director’s Diary: The Labour Party conference

Posted by Dan Breslin /

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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What kind of society do we want to be? - The debate

Thursday 13 September 2018 / Government spending
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Politics may feel its getting smaller, but the stakes are getting bigger.

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How many ways to count a children’s centre?

Posted by Dan Breslin /

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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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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36,000 children are at risk of potential abuse and neglect in a cycle of repeated referrals

Saturday 30 June 2018 / Early intervention
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Research reveals children are repeatedly referred to children’s social care without receiving the support they need.

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