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Two-thirds of councils are failing to ensure there is enough affordable childcare. Who is to blame?

08-Mar-13

Anand Shukla, chief executive of Daycare Trust and Family and Parenting Institute
The Government needs to help as councils are struggling with budget cuts The Childcare Costs Survey 2013 by the Daycare Trust and Family and Parenting Institute revealed that two out of three local authorities in England and Wales are failing to provide enough...

Spokesperson, Department for Education
It is up to councils to ensure there is enough affordable childcare in your area A Government spokesperson said: “By law, councils must make sure there are enough childcare services in their area. “Many parents are concerned about childcare costs. We are...

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