Evidence-based early years intervention Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Tuesday 20 February 2018

Professor Mark Bellis, Bangor University and Public Health Wales; Professor Eamon McCrory, University College London; Professor Rosalind Edwards, University of Southampton; and Professor Sue White, University of Sheffield


Dr Marc Bush, Chief Policy Adviser, YoungMinds; Kate Stanley, Director of Strategy, Policy and Evidence, NSPCC; Associate Professor David McDaid, London School of Economics and Political Science; and Professor Leon Feinstein, Director of Evidence, Office of the Children’s Commissioner


Tuesday 20 March 2018

Ailsa Swarbrick, Director, Family Nurse Partnership National Unit; Matt Buttery, Chief Executive, Triple P UK; Jen Lexmond, Chief Executive Officer, EasyPeasy; and Professor Edward Melhuish, University of Oxford


Tom McBride, Director of Evidence, Early Intervention Foundation; Donna Molloy, Director of Policy and Practice, Early Intervention Foundation; and George Hosking, Chief Executive Officer, WAVE Trust


Tuesday 17 April 2018

Dr Shirley Woods-Gallagher, Special Adviser on School Readiness, Greater Manchester Combined Authority; Professor Alan Harding, Chief Economic Adviser, Greater Manchester Combined Authority; Dr Caroline White, Head, Children and Parents Service Early Intervention; and Martin Pratt, Chair, Association of London Directors of Children’s Services


Professor Viv Bennett, Chief Nurse, Public Health England; Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy, President, Association of Directors of Public Health; and Katy Hetherington, Organisational Lead - Child and Adolescent Public Health, NHS Health Scotland


Tuesday 1 May 2018

Nadhim Zahawi MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, Department for Education; Michelle Dyson, Director of Early Years, Department for Education; Jackie Doyle-Price MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Mental Health and Inequalities, Department of Health and Social Care; and Mark Davies, Director of Population Health, Department of Health and Social Care


Published: 14 November 2018