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Children's Centres

Volume 486: debated on Thursday 15 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children’s centres there are in England. (247233)

There are currently 2,920 Sure Start children’s centres in England providing access to services to over 2.3 million children and their families.

By 2010 there will be at least 3,500 centres, one for every community, offering permanent and universal provision to help ensure that every child gets the best start in