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  Marjory Allen Monday 17 December 2001  
Marjory Allen described herself as an uneducated woman but in the 1940s she was the most important voice campaigning for better care for deprived children.

Jenni talks to Bob Holman, author of Champions for Children, who explains why Lady Allen of Hurtwood was a childcare pioneer.
Champions for Children (The Policy Press, ISBN: 1861343426)

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