Category Archive: Early Intervention

Jan 17

ENGLAND – Kent’s improved, but cuts hurting children nationally

BASW has praised Kent Council for turning round its previously failing children’s services, but warned that government cuts continue to put children at risk nationally. Ofsted reclassified the service from “inadequate” to “adequate” following a two-year £30million improvement drive at the authority. Kent’s cabinet member for specialist children’s services Jenny Whittle stressed more work was …

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Jan 17

ENGLAND – Early intervention funding cut by further £49m

Early intervention funding for councils is to be cut by an additional £49m over the next two years, striking a further blow to targeted support for disadvantaged children and young people. Early intervention funding covers services such as children’s centres. Analysis of figures in the autumn statement conducted by the Local Government Association (LGA) has …

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