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The role of the Task Force is to coordinate the Government's drive against social exclusion, ensuring that the cross-departmental approach delivers for those most in need. The Task Force champions the needs of the most disadvantaged members of society within Government, ensuring that as with the rest of the public service reform agenda, we put people first

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Aspirations and attainment in deprived communities

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‘Aspirations and attainment in deprived communities’ is a joint project between the Social Exclusion Task Force, DCSF and CLG. It explores the potential to raise the attainment of young people in deprived communities, by raising aspirations and changing attitudes within these communities.

Tackling worklessness in deprived areas

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The Government Office Network has published a report which provides information on a selection of initiatives which focus on tackling worklessness amongst vulnerable groups in deprived areas.

Kevin Brennan on personalisation and complex needs

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Kevin Brennan gave the keynote address at a conference on personalisation and complex needs on 5 November. At the event, organised by the third sector organisations Turning Point and Revolving Doors, he spoke about the importance of partnership working in delivering services for socially excluded people.

Kevin Brennan speaks about the importance of PSA 16

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Kevin Brennan spoke about the Socially Excluded Adults Public Service Agreement (PSA 16) at the National Children and Adult Services conference in Liverpool on 23 October. He emphasised the need for central and local Government, and the Third Sector, to work together to improve the life chances of excluded groups, despite current economic circumstances.

Come and join the debate!

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Kevin Brennan, minister for social exclusion has launched the Socially Excluded Adults Public Service Agreement Community of Practice. This is an innovative and interactive online community forum for people involved in working with Public Service Agreement (PSA16) client groups to share ideas and information, and help shape government policy. The community is open to anyone involved or interested in helping to improve services for vulnerable groups, whether you work in local or central government, for a service provider, or in the third sector.

New data on care leavers published

Updated data on how local authorities are performing in supporting care leavers into settled accommodation, and education, employment and training, have been published. Improving outcomes for vulnerable groups in both these areas is the aim of the Socially Excluded Adults Public Service Agreement.