20 hours not free childcare policy comes into effect

Yesterday, Labour implemented its broken election promise of 20 hours free subsidised childcare. In reality, it is free only for some, as only 62% of childcare centers have joined the scheme, and of those half are increasing fees somewhere else to pay for those 20 free hours. So in reality it is free only for a select few. Whaleoil has a great new advertisement for Labour promoting the truth, not Labour spin, about the policy.

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One Comment on “20 hours not free childcare policy comes into effect”


  1. The only problem with the Free ECE is that it doesn’t cover the actual costs of providing childcare, the number one cost is staff, with ECE teachers being highly trained and degree accredited. Keeping them is difficult. A lot of centers that have joined ECE are actually taking a loss so that the parents can enjoy some benefits


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