Briefing: First 1000 days of life: Government response to Commons report

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
August 9, 2019
Kathy Baker
Issues Covered
  • Financial investment in early years
  • Government initiatives supporting early years
  • Integrating local government and health services for children
Children's services and education, Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Health, public health, adult social care, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement
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The Government has responded to the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee report, First 1000 days of life, outlining a range of initiatives. MPs have debated the response: there remains some way to go to achieve an integrated strategy for children in the first two years of life.

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