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'Compelling' evidence for child intervention


Nearly half of all five-year-olds in England have not reached a proper level of development according to a new report and risk of a much higher chance of problems in later life - unemployment, low attainment, social difficulties.

Report author Sir Michael Marmot discusses the "compelling" evidence in support of for early intervention.

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