The earlier that help is given to vulnerable children and families, the more chance there is of turning lives around and protecting children.
Our reforms are focused on cutting unnecessary bureaucracy so professionals can identify and tackle problems as early as possible.
By overhauling the alcohol licensing laws, local communities will have more power to tackle problem pubs and clubs.
We are working with the alcohol industry which has pledged to take one billion units out of the UK's alcohol intake and introduce a minimum unit price."
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