Skip to main content

Sure Start Programme: Essex

Volume 494: debated on Wednesday 17 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children in (a) Essex and (b) Castle Point have enrolled in Sure Start in each year since 2003. (280219)

Essex county council currently has 60 Sure Start Children’s Centres offering access to services to around 49,722 children under five and their families. In Castle Point borough council there are three centres offering services to approximately 2,828 children. The Department does not hold information centrally on how many children have enrolled in Sure Start in each year since 2003.