“Sure Start is a personal priority.” Tristram Hunt writes exclusively for Labour Friends of Sure Start

February 2015 marks the second anniversary of Labour Friends of Sure Start. At our launch we welcomed then Shadow Education Secretary, Stephen Twigg. Today we are delighted that his successor Tristram Hunt has written exclusively for us. It was one of the defining initiatives of the last Labour government – a plan to give young … More “Sure Start is a personal priority.” Tristram Hunt writes exclusively for Labour Friends of Sure Start

Select Committee Inquiry into Sure Start

LFoSS broadly endorses the recommendations of the House of Commons Education Select Committee Inquiry into Sure Start Children’s Centres. We completely agree that there needs to be a sharper vision for Sure Start allied to a much clearer outcome framework. We support the Committee’s call for more effective targeting of the most vulnerable and better … More Select Committee Inquiry into Sure Start