From a Sure Start to a questionable future

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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

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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?

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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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Damian Hinds, you've had 100 days of introductions and meetings, now time for action

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Parents take to parliament to demand action on government cuts to children's services

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Spring Statement: Action for Children respond to the Chancellor

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Tuesday 13 March 2018 / Early intervention
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An Action for Children spokesperson gives their response to the chancellors recent Spring Statement.

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Spring Statement: no light at the end of the tunnel for children’s services

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Tuesday 13 March 2018 / Children's rights
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Philip Hammond was nothing if not true to his word when he stood at the despatch box today.

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The Government recently asked for views on their plans for improving children and young people’s mental health.

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Friday 09 March 2018 / Mental health
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How can we support our children and young people with their mental health?

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How many more missed chances before the Government acts on the funding gap?

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Tuesday 13 February 2018 / Government spending
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The Government has missed another chance to address the funding crisis facing children's social care.

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