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Filtered by category: Inequality

From a Sure Start to a questionable future

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 12 July 2018 / Children's centres, Government spending, Inequality
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It has been 20 years since the Spending Review committed more than £450 million for the first Sure Start Centres.

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Time to ask, just how worried are Minister's about the gap?

Tuesday 05 December 2017 / Early intervention, Inequality
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The gap between disadvantaged children and their peers just isn't closing quickly enough.

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36 years is too long to be playing catch-up

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 03 August 2017 / Early intervention, Inequality
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A new report shows it will take decades to close the gap in outcomes for children government needs to act now.

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The best way to make a difference is to prevent problems at the outset

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While the budget included some much needed respite for adult’s social care there was no mention of support for children.

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Fighting loneliness as part of the Jo Cox Loneliness Commission

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The Jo Cox Loneliness Commission is starting a conversation across the country – and you’re invited to join in.

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