Category - sure start

  • February 2, 2013

    The day before he became Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby spoke at an evangelical church in Nottingham. His comments were summarised by the Daily Telegraph thus; ‘The welfare state cannot go on doing the job it has for the past 70 years and the Church should step in to fill the void, according to the incoming Archbishop of Canterbury’.

  • March 6, 2011

    Parents and carers across the country are outraged by government-forced cuts in 'early intervention' services and Sure Start, says Simon Barrow. Rhetoric on family support is not being matched by funding decisions.

  • October 26, 2009

    Plans by the Conservative Party to scrap Sure Start outreach workers are misguided and potentially damaging to hard-to-reach families, according to children's charity, Spurgeons.