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2 February 2023 — Press release
Government to transform children’s social care, with ambitious plans that put families at the heart of reform.
20 January 2023 — Press release
All state-funded schools in England currently without a defibrillator to receive one by the end of the academic year.
11 January 2023 — Press release
Financial package to help students with living costs and a further freeze on tuition fees.
2 February 2023 — Open consultation
We are seeking views on our proposals to reform children’s social care.
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The Department for Education is responsible for children’s services and education, including early years, schools, higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and wider skills in England.
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