Early intervention grant raises questions over fairness and bias

Neil Puffett
Monday, January 9, 2012

Against a backdrop of continued austerity, the announcement last month that the early intervention grant is set to rise by six per cent from April appeared to offer some hope that services tackling deep-seated issues among the most disadvantaged children and families would be boosted.

The Treasury: government is consulting councils on details of the settlement. Image: Crown copyright
The Treasury: government is consulting councils on details of the settlement. Image: Crown copyright

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