We need to transform our economy and make life easier for working families. As part our plan for a brighter future, we’d introduce free childcare from 9 months old.
This is BRILLIANT! Under plan, parents cud choose2go back2work after baby’s first 9mths πŸ‘Ά without fear of crippling childcare costs. Will help get kids ready for school & close gender pay gap. #StopBrexit #BrighterFuture 🌈
The Lib Dems promise of 35 hours of free childcare from nine months old also comes with a major uplift in the funding per child available to nurseries, reversing the current underfunding
Lib Dems promise 35 hours of free childcare from nine months old
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Lib Dems promise 35 hours of free childcare from nine months old
For many families, childcare costs amount to a second mortgage, that’s why Dems are promising 35 hours of free childcare from nine months old to help working parents get high quality, flexible, affordable, childcare.
Today’s high cost of childcare means that too many parents are unable to return to work without risking real financial hardship. The will give parents more choice about when they return to work and unlock their untapped potential for our economy.
The Lib Dems will make a dramatic increase in the availability of free childcare with 35 hours per week from 9 months old. This will support families and close the gap between the end of paid parental leave and the start of free childcare.
Please see answers to many of your questions in the following article. The plan includes a fully costed proposal to increase the rates payable to cover the true costs of childcare.