Today’s announcements are welcome, but the direction of travel is worrying.
Tag Archives: Children
In Norway, state support for childcare goes to providers who have to meet quality criteria in order to receive any money.
Tory MEPs are set to make a last ditch attempt to stop Labour-led reforms designed to reduce the take up of smoking by children.
Writing in today’s Guardian, Zoe Williams has interpreted the ban as yet another way of demonising poor parents.
More must be done to educate and assist parents on how to raise healthy children.
There has always been one asset the Conservative party has had over Labour since Margaret Thatcher’s election in 1979, and that is the sheer ruthlessness of their convictions.
If we are serious about raising school results, we’ll have to target resources towards early years and catch-up classes in primary schools. This will require the government to make tough decisions about spending on secondary education.
Children brought up by gay couples are healthier and have better relationships with their families, according to a new Australian-based study.
It’s time for child neglect laws to change so that they take account of emotional, as well as physical, abuse.