Services for vulnerable children and young people ‘at breaking point’

Services and support that vulnerable children and young people rely on are “at breaking point”, with the government “ignoring them” in its spending plans, a group of more than 120 organisations in the sector have warned.

Organisations in the children’s sector have called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to place children at the heart of government spending plans ahead of next week’s budget. 

In an open letter to Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor Philip Hammond, theNational Children’s Bureau (NCB), the National Education Union (NEU), Coram and the Child Poverty Action Group, among others, urge the Prime Minister and Chancellor to “put children and young people at the heart of government spending”.

Read the full article on this link to Children & Young People Now

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