Inquiry continues into Sure Start Children’s Centres

07 December 2009

The Children, Schools and Families Commitee holds an evidence session as part of its inquiry into Sure Start Children's Centres at 4pm.


  • John Harris, Association of Directors of Children's Services
  • Cllr Quintin Peppiatt, Lead Member for Children's Services, London Borough of Newham
  • Jan Casson, Children's Centre Locality Manager, Northumberland County Council


  • Richard Thornhill, Headteacher, Loughborough Primary School and Children's Centre, Lambeth
  • Janice Marshall, Head, Treetops Children's Centre, Brent
  • Cynthia Knight, Head, St Thomas' Children's Centre, Birmingham
  • Lorraine Cartwright, Essex Area Manager, Ormiston Children and Families Trust

This is the third oral evidence session in the Committee's inquiry, which is examining the strategic role of local authorities in the programme and the views of Centre leaders.

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