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A fair share of welfare: public spending on children in England

Sefton, Tom (2004) A fair share of welfare: public spending on children in England. CASEreports, CASEreport25. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

It is increasingly recognised that improving the quality and quantity of children’s services is an essential part of any long-term strategy to tackle poverty and social exclusion among children. As part of its wider programme to address child poverty in England, Save The Children commissioned this review of expenditure to examine how much is spent on children, particularly poor children, on major public services – education, health, social care, and housing – as well as social security. The results give an indication of the priority this government attaches to meeting the needs of children, in particular poor children, which can be set alongside evidence on outcomes for children, including trends in child poverty, children’s health and educational outcomes.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
Official URL: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/case
Additional Information: © 2004 The author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Sets: Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: CASEreport25
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2010 11:42
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/28316/

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