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

Council spending on children’s centres and early years support has fallen by nearly £700m since 2010, analysis of government figures shows. In-depth evaluation of local authority section 251 “outturn” figures published by the Department for Education in late November shows that spending on Sure Start children’s centres and early years services fell £670m between 2010/11 and 2015/16. Read more.