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Minister of State (Minister for Children and Families)

Ministerial role

The minister’s responsibilities include:

child protection (including protection from child sexual exploitation and safeguarding), local authority children’s social care and family law
children in care, care leavers and adoption
childcare policy including delivery of the 30 hours free childcare offer, inspection and regulation
early years policy including inspection, regulation and literacy and numeracy
funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities (pupil premium and pupil premium plus)
funding and policy on free school meals
special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
school sports and healthy pupils
cadets and military ethos in the education system
improving social mobility in the 12 opportunity areas

2017 to 2018

2015 to 2016

2010 to 2012

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