Brent Central MP Sarah Teather welcomes news Brent will receive £4.6 million for early years education

Sarah Teather MP welcomed the announcement

Sarah Teather MP welcomed the announcement

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The MP for Brent Central has welcomed an announcement by the government that Brent will receive £4.6 million to help poor toddlers.

Liberal Democrat Sarah Teather has welcomed the news that Brent will receive £4,641,660 to deliver 15 hours' a week of free early years education to the poorest two-year-olds by 2014.

The poorest 20 per cent of two-year-olds will receive the education from September 2012 and that will rise to include the poorest 40 per cent by 2014.

Ms Teather said: “I believe education is the best way we can help children succeed in life.

“This money will help our children overcome disadvantaged backgrounds and serve as a welcome boost for hard-pressed families in Brent.

“Early years education is tremendously important for our children in Brent and across Britain.

“I am pleased that this extra funding will help out two-year-olds in Brent have the best start in life.” 

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