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Blair: focus debate on specific families
Blair: ‘Specific polices’ needed for most marginalised

Broad based policies aimed at encouraging marriage will do nothing to help the most disadvantaged families, the prime minister said today. In his monthly press briefing, Tony Blair argued that specific intervention at an early stage is needed to help the most dysfunctional families. The prime minister disputed claims, made recently by David Cameron, that… Read more »

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British children are the unhappiest in the west
New focus needed on children’s well being

Children’s charities have called for a new focus on children after a Unicef study revealed British youths are the least happy in the developed world. The Child Poverty in Perspective: An over-view of child well-being in rich countries report ranks Britain last out of 21 countries. Opposition parties and charities saw this as evidence of… Read more »

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