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Ella’s Kitchen Founder Paul Lindley and Centre for Young Lives announce landmark inquiry with warning developers and councils could face future legal challenge over failure to provide places for children to play

June 9, 2024
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Centre for Young Lives

Paul Lindley OBE, founder of organic baby food brand Ella’s Kitchen, along with the Centre for Young Lives , today announces the launch of the Raising the Nation Play Commission, a landmark inquiry into children’s play in the UK. Throughout its 12-month programme, the Commission will seek testimony from leading experts in children’s play and wellbeing, as well as from parents, children and young people across the country, to produce a report making recommendations for post-election government policy.

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Ella’s Kitchen Founder Paul Lindley and Centre for Young Lives announce landmark inquiry with warning developers and councils could face future legal challenge over failure to provide places for children to play

June 9, 2024
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Centre for Young Lives

Paul Lindley OBE, founder of organic baby food brand Ella’s Kitchen, along with the Centre for Young Lives , today announces the launch of the Raising the Nation Play Commission, a landmark inquiry into children’s play in the UK. Throughout its 12-month programme, the Commission will seek testimony from leading experts in children’s play and wellbeing, as well as from parents, children and young people across the country, to produce a report making recommendations for post-election government policy.

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Government must support schools to take the battle against child poverty inside the school gates, new Child of the North/Centre for Young Lives report urges

June 7, 2024
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Centre for Young Lives

‍Child of the North/Centre for Young Lives report sets out an evidence-based plan to use the country’s education infrastructure to reduce the impact of child poverty on millions of children.Report calls for the poverty battle to be taken ‘inside the school gates’, including a plan for Free School Meals to go to individual schools and nurseries in areas with the worst levels of child poverty.The report highlights recent analysis of the data of over 60,000 children illustrating a link between poverty and the current school attendance crisis.

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Government must support schools to take the battle against child poverty inside the school gates, new Child of the North/Centre for Young Lives report urges

June 7, 2024
| by
Centre for Young Lives

‍Child of the North/Centre for Young Lives report sets out an evidence-based plan to use the country’s education infrastructure to reduce the impact of child poverty on millions of children.Report calls for the poverty battle to be taken ‘inside the school gates’, including a plan for Free School Meals to go to individual schools and nurseries in areas with the worst levels of child poverty.The report highlights recent analysis of the data of over 60,000 children illustrating a link between poverty and the current school attendance crisis.

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