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Early Years Taskforce

The Early Years Taskforce previously oversaw the strategic direction of the early years change programme and helped to co-ordinate policy across Government and the wider public sector to ensure that early years spending was being prioritised in line with the ambitions of the Early Years Framework.

The Taskforce met between 2011 and 2015 and was Chaired by the former Minister for Children and Young People, COSLA's Spokesperson for Children and Young People and, for a time, Scotland's Chief Medical Officer.  The 25 members represented local authority, health, learning, justice, political, business and voluntary sector interests across services for children, parents, carers and families.