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Our review of 2015: Part Two

Father and sons

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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It is time to look Beyond the Building for children’s centres

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 29 July 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention, Government spending
baby with walker frame

Children’s centres are a crucial part of local support to children and families. We want to keep it this way.

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A Budget for the “working people” overlooks some of the most vulnerable

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 10 July 2015 / Cost of living, Government spending
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Amongst the noise about the living wage we have to make sure that we don’t let the most vulnerable get overlooked.

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As the volume rises we have to keep listening to those who matter the most

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Friday 26 June 2015 / Government spending, Cost of living
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With difficult decisions to be made we need to keep listening to the children, young people and families.

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Carrots and sticks – and when they don’t work

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Friday 29 May 2015 / Government spending
Young people on laptops

Measures in the Queen’s Speech could cause unintentional harm

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