14k 'troubled families' helped

The government’s Troubled Families programme has successfully turned around the lives of 14,000 of England’s toughest to tackle households, Eric Pickles has reported.

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Single mother praises govt's 'troubled family scheme'

A single mother said she would have lost her home were it not for a government scheme offering support to so-called 'troubled families'.

Tina Hill had "no prospects" and problems with her son Connor before she was given support as part of a multi-million pound driver after the 2011 riots.

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