Cuts in the Early Intervention Grant threat children’s centres

The Early Intervention Grant will face a 50% reduction over the course of this parliament. Children’s centres, among other programmes, rely on this funding scheme to deliver their services, so they will have to deal with an important budget cut by 2015. The Children’s Society addressed this issue publishing a report proposing better ways of…

Cuts in children’s centres mapped

Cuts in children’s centres are proportional to the number of infants living in the most deprived areas in the country. As the network of centres is divided in 16 localities, the Council considers that depending of the percentage of children living in the 10% most deprived areas of England, the budget reallocation might vary. The…