What Counts? What Works? What Matters?
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In 2009, David Cameron in his Hugo Young memorial lecture said: “Ask anyone of any political colour the kind of country they want to see and they'll say a Britain that is richer, that is safer, that is greener but perhaps most important to us all, a country that is fairer and where opportunity is more equal.” In the UK, children from poorer backgrounds are more likely to be born small, born early and die in childhood. Professor Helen Roberts will set the scene for the afternoon by describing something of what counts, what works and what matters.
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