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7 in 10 people in the UK think children should be ready to start school by age 5

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 29 June 2016 / Early intervention, Government spending
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The research marks the launch of our ‘Fair by Five’ campaign.

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Unexpected change in Scotland: what does it mean for children?

Thursday 23 June 2016 / Early intervention, Government spending
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We look at what the Scottish election results mean for children and young people.

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Alliance relaunches new vision for the care system ahead of Children and Social Work Bill debate

The Alliance for Children in Care and Care Leavers is calling for changes to the care system.

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Our response to the Queen's Speech

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 18 May 2016 / Government spending

In response to the announcement of the Children and Social Work Bill and life chances indicators in the Queen’s speech.

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