Duchess of Cambridge’s brother James shares never-before-seen photo as he supports sister

James has supported his sister's important work.

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The Duchess of Cambridge’s brother James has shared a previously unseen photo to support Catherine. James Middleton took to Instagram with a sweet post.

The Duchess of Cambridge’s brother James Middleton has made a sweet move to support his sister Duchess Catherine.

Taking to his Instagram page, James posted an adorable photo of when he was a child in a gesture of support towards his older sister’s new initiative.

The Duchess has recently launched her new Early Years initiative, which aims to support young children as they grow.

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Using her #5BigQuestions Survey, she is looking to open up the conversation on how children’s early years affect their later life.

And now the Duchess’s brother has spoken out to support her, sharing a sweet photo with his thousands of followers of him when he was a child alongside the family’s pet dog.

This isn’t a post about dogs...brace yourselves,’ he wrote, ‘BUT it’s in huge support of my wonderful Sister’s ‘Early Years’ initiative to ask “5 big questions on the under fives” 📋

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If you have 5 minutes & live in the UK join the biggest conversation on early childhood. Like me even if you don’t have children, your own experiences will help invest in the future of the next generation’.

Explaining the initiative on their Instagram page, Kensington Palace wrote, ‘The #5BigQuestions Survey aims to spark a national conversation on the early years that will ultimately help bring about positive, lasting change for generations to come’.

‘What we experience in our earliest years – from in the womb to the age of five – is instrumental in shaping our future lives,’ they continued. ‘The Duchess has spent time meeting families across the country and hearing about the issues they face, in addition to speaking with academics, experts, organisations and practitioners.

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The ‘5 Big Questions on the Under 5s’ survey is designed to bring together the thoughts of as many people as possible – recognising that everyone has a role in ensuring strong, healthy foundations for the youngest in our society that will positively affect their lifelong outcomes’.

Well done to the Duchess on her important work.

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