Campaigners fighting for the future of Sure Start Centres in Kent have won the support of the Shadow Minister for Children and Families. Labour's Sharon Hodgson is due to visit Deal and Dover today.
A quarter of the area's children's centres could close under Kent County Council plans to save money.
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