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What does the Queen’s Speech promise for children?

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Amongst the sparkling coronets, red robes, and shouting of archaic pronouncements, was a short speech given by the Queen

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Our response to the 2016 budget

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 16 March 2016 / Government spending
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Our response to the Chancellor’s announcement today on schools reforms.

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Budget 2016 is a chance to set the tone for the years to come

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 15 March 2016 / Government spending, Early intervention
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Budget 2016 is a chance to set the tone for the years to come

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Children will be losing in the long run

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Early intervention saves in the long-term. Time to give local authorities the resources they need to make it the default

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