SureStart

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-11-20
Session date: 
November 20, 2013
Reference: 
2013/4286
Question By: 
Onkar Sahota
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Do you agree that early intervention programmes such as SureStart make a positive difference to children - especially the most vulnerable? Have you made an assessment of the impact of over 126 Sure Start Centre closures in London on early years education in the capital?

Answer

Answer for SureStart

Answer for SureStart

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The GLA has previously carried out a cost benefit analysis of early intervention programmes and we fully support the value and importance of good quality provision for early years. 

Every local authority that has made a decision to close a Sure Start centre will have assessed the local need through public consultation.