Our response to the autumn statement

Posted by Kate Mulley /

Wednesday 23 November 2016 / Government spending
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Today, the Chancellor of the Exchequer gave his Autumn Statement to Parliament.

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Chancellor, tomorrow’s success is being born today!

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Today’s autumn statement made big promises for infrastructure, but our future depends on more than roads and broadband.

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Early years development: why the Government should invest in custard baths

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Tuesday 22 November 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Custard, curiosity and child development should be at the heart of government policy making.

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Brighter futures start at home

Posted by Chloe Hardy /

Wednesday 16 November 2016 / Inequality
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Helping parents to make home a great place to learn is part of The Social Mobility Commission’s social mobility vision.

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Improving social mobility starts at home

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Tuesday 01 November 2016 / Public Affairs, Inequality
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Blog on House of Lords social mobility debate.

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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
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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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