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SPCC Working Paper
The Coalition's Record on Under Fives 2010-2015
Kitty Stewart
January 2015
Paper No' SPCCWP12:
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Tags: social policy; early childhood; early years; pre-school; early intervention

The Government's strategy for improving social mobility emphasised the importance of early childhood. Against a backdrop of tightening austerity, what happened in practice to children's services, family incomes and early child development?