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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
Academy of Medical Sciences

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Dr Katherine Rake is chief executive of the Family and Parenting Institute
Comment: The market’s assault on childhood

Businesses are putting families under strain by unscrupulously targeting products at children. Parents need government and industry support to protect children from sexualisation and rampant commercialisation. By Dr Katherine Rake By announcing a review into inappropriate marketing targeting children, the coalition has addressed a very real concern of UK parents. At the Family and Parenting… Read more »

Better parenting holds the key, Frank Field believes
Frank Field blames the parents

By Alex Stevenson Steps to improve Britain’s parenting skills will help improve the life chances of those not yet at school, an independent report by Frank Field has found. New Labour’s first welfare minister concluded that the key to improving children’s life chances lies in their parents being better at raising them. His report proposes… Read more »