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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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36,000 children are at risk of potential abuse and neglect in a cycle of repeated referrals

Saturday 30 June 2018 / Early intervention
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Research reveals children are repeatedly referred to children’s social care without receiving the support they need.

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Does what you spend make a difference to what you get?

Tuesday 26 June 2018 / Government spending
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New research from the Local Government Association answers the $64,000 question facing children's services.

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The NHS isn’t the only area in need of a funding boost

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Thursday 21 June 2018 / Government spending
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With the NHS receiving additional investment is it time for government to turn their attention to children's services.

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The Government is taking action on domestic abuse. But is enough being done for children?

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Friday 11 May 2018 / Children's rights
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Is enough being done for children in the battle against domestic abuse?

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