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
“Trisham Hunt has unveiled a fresh start for Sure Start” … More Labour’s Fresh Start for Sure Start
Sure Start is a unique success story. It transforms lives and inspires deep affection amongst its users. It is a truly historic Labour achievement.
The Government has recently unveiled three high profile childcare policies. Free nursery places for disadvantaged two year olds. Childcare providers will be able to change carer-child ratios so one adult can care for six two-year olds, instead of the current four children – and one adult can care for four one year olds, instead of … More Government Childcare Plans: Under-Funded, Incoherent Chaos