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Girls 'twice as likely' to experience emotional problems as boys

14 January 2018
The HeadStart programme which is funded by The Big Lottery Fund and was launched last year has published research which found that 25 per cent of girls said they had experienced emotional problems, compared with 11 per cent of boys.  

Nadhim Zahawi replaces Robert Goodwill as children's minister

12 January 2018
Find out more about the new Children's Minister who is the MP for Stratford-Upon-Avon. He replaces Robert Goodwill who was in post for just six months. 

Damian Hinds appointed Secretary of State for Education

11 January 2018
The Prime Minister has appointed Damian Hinds MP as Secretary of State for Education.

Offer cash incentives to mothers to promote breastfeeding – study

12 December 2017
Trial offering shopping vouchers to 10,000 mothers in northern England resulted in significant rise in breastfeeding levels.

Labour highlights 40 per cent cut in children's centres spending

12 December 2017
Council spending on children's centres and early years support has fallen by nearly £700m since 2010, analysis of government figures shows.

Troubled Families initiative 'reduces number of children in need'

12 December 2017
The government's flagship Troubled Families programme is successfully reducing the number of children deemed to be in need support from local authorities, according to emerging evidence.

Survey highlighting mental health discharge planning problems ‘no surprise’, experts say

08 December 2017
Mind research shows one in three people feel they were sent home from hospital too soon with almost a quarter unaware of an ongoing care plan.

My double life going to work from a homeless hostel

06 December 2017
Mary, and her nine-year-old daughter, Sarah, are homeless and have spent the past 13 months living in a single room in a hostel.
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