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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This is about much more than missed inspections

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 22 January 2018 / Early intervention
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Our new analysis shows how many children's centres are due inspections but it is about more than just Ofsted.

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Time to ask, just how worried are Minister's about the gap?

Tuesday 05 December 2017 / Early intervention, Inequality
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The gap between disadvantaged children and their peers just isn't closing quickly enough.

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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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When it comes to forgetting about children’s centres the Government’s time is up

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 23 October 2017 / Early intervention, Children's centres
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Councillors across the country think the Government isn't doing enough when it comes to early years family support.

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Struggle, stigma … success? What it’s like to be a young parent today

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 13 October 2017 / Mental health, Children's centres
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Young parents, like any other parents, want the absolute best for their children, but it's not always that easy.

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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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Many new pupils not school ready, headteachers say

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 06 September 2017 / Early intervention

Action for Children reaction to headteachers' polling story.

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