Children's centre numbers fell by 800 after almost £500m of cuts, says Barnardo's

22 May 2015 | Emily Corfe

Almost a quarter of children’s centres across the UK have been forced to close or merge as a result of government funding cuts over the past five years, according to children’s charity Barnardo’s.


Children's centre numbers fell by 800 after almost £500m of cuts, says Barnardo's

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