Tag Archives: families

County’s Sure Start Centres and Early Intervention Schemes Under Threat

“Labour’s fears for the future of Sure Start Centres here in Surrey at the General Election were justified,” says Labour County Councillor Victor Agarwal. The Stanwell County Councillor was commenting on a report that a £1bn scheme for nursery education for two year olds would be funded by a raid on money earmarked by Surrey [...]

Save the Children has to help children in UK for first time

The charity Save the Children has launched it’s first ever fund-raising campaign to be able to help children here in the UK. Poverty is increasing fast because of Tory and Lib Dem cuts, and Save the Children has warned that children are not getting regular hot meals, not having warm coats. The charity’s Chief Executive [...]

Labour is with you – the Tories are out of touch

   Labour is with you Labour is changing so that we can make Britain fairer in tough times, We will take tough choices so that – even when there is less money around – we can build responsibility into our economy, stand up for the squeezed middle, and offer a decent chance to the next [...]

Surrey Squeezed by Conservative Welfare Cuts

Research by the Surrey Welfare Rights Unit presents a grim prospect for the New Year for thousands of people here who depend on them for a civilised life. Married couples without children who are in receipt of housing benefit and are between the age of 25 and 35 are to have their housing benefit reduced [...]