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22nd December 2006 at 00:00
Less than a third of the Government's children's centres are reaching out to the neediest families they are meant to target, according to a National Audit Office study. The public sector watchdog said the pound;3 billion Sure Start scheme, which is supposed to provide services for pre-school children and their families, is failing to identify the most disadvantaged families in their area.

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