David Cameron has dismissed claims that a new scheme to teach parenting skills amount to a ‘nanny state’.
Mums and dads in three pilot areas in England can get vouchers for parenting classes and will also have advice sent by email and text.
Mother-of-two Kirstie Allsopp, who is also an ambassador for the parenting charity Home-Start as well as myself, told Newsnight it is difficult for some people to be good parents, because they didn’t have good parents themselves.
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