Tuesday 7 January 2014

Investigation: How government cuts have decimated play services

My investigation into how children's play services have been affected by central government cuts to local authority budgets, revealed nearly a third have removed some staffed and unstaffed play provision since 2010.

The findings of my freedom of information request provided the first concrete data to backup anecdotal evidence that children's play has suffered drastically under the current government.

You can read the article in full on the Children & Young People Now website (subscription only).

Play expert Tim Gill wrote this blog about the results. 

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