Posts Tagged Child Poverty

Mr Mayor, please take an interest in the childcare sector and build a London fit for the next generation

When I started working with children many many years ago, I never envisaged talking about children and the economy in the same breath. These days, I never give it a second thought. As part of their broader London childcare project, the Daycare Trust provides an annual review of the capital’s providers; and while no one […]

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Cultural capital. The secret ingredient at the heart of effective early intervention.

Two ever-popular and increasingly connected topics of debate, child poverty and social mobility have been high on my own agenda this week. Starting on Monday with a lunchtime debate hosted by Policy Exchange, entitled Towards a Better Child Poverty Target. Here an eminent panel of five, including Frank Field MP argued that the targets set to reduce child poverty […]

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Growth in a downturn: a big ask, but the right question.

Where has the month gone? I am scared by the speed by which our lives pass; it seems we have so little time to make any real, lasting difference. As a result, I have spent most of January talking to people and confirming our plans to really grow the organisation. The Government suggests that we […]

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