Category Archives: Childcare

Government billion-pound anti-truancy strategy is misdirected

A new survey released by the charity beatbullying at the start of Anti-bullying Week shows a clear link between bullying and truancy, with over a third of children who are absent from school missing lessons because of the fear of …

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NFPI Speech: an Ethic of Care for Parents and the Family

I would like to begin by expressing my gratitude to the National Family and Parenting Institute.
It is a pleasure to take part in the Parents Meet the Politicians series, and I look forward to hearing your views and answering your …

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Proposals to raise quality of childcare provision

In a speech to the National Family and Parenting Institute (NFPI) today, Liberal Democrat Leader, Ming Campbell called for a profound change in the way that family-centred policies are developed. He proposed that policies can only be family friendly when …

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