Harriet Harman MP for Camberwell and Peckham today said:
“There is evidence of the need among children and young people in Southwark for what Kids Company provides.
“They work with some of our most deprived and vulnerable children and young people.
“The Government made a promise to them before the election to fund them. They should keep their promise.
“The Government should work with Camilla Batmanghelidjh who is the founder and inspirational leader”.
Local charity Kids Company was founded by Camila Batmanghelidjh in 1996. They provide practical, emotional and educational support to vulnerable children, young people and families from Camberwell and Peckham and across London, Bristol and Liverpool.They reach the most deprived and at risk children whose parents are unable to care for them due to their own practical and emotional challenges.