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The pennies and the pounds will still count

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Tuesday 26 January 2016 / Cost of living, Inequality
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Peers vote overwhelmingly to keep income in the poverty debate.

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Recognising the importance of the early years must just be the start

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Wednesday 13 January 2016 / Early intervention
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The Prime Minister's life chances speech was welcome, but we need to go further.

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Our review of 2015: Part Two

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The second part of our review kicks off at the midpoint of 2015 with children’s centres and early years on the agenda.

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Our review of 2015: Part One

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The first part of our round-up of 2015 looks back at the run-up to the general election and the Queen’s Speech.

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Child Poverty and Social Mobility Commission annual State of the Nation report

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Friday 18 December 2015 / Early intervention, Inequality
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The Commission has set out new goals including giving more children the best start in life.

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