Labour promises to expand free childcare and open 1,000 Sure Start centres

PARENTS of more than a million children would benefit from the extension of free childcare and 1,000 new Sure Start centres if Labour goes into government, the party pledged yesterday.

Currently, parents of three- to four-year-olds get 15 hours of free childcare a week for 38 weeks of the year.

Under Labour’s plans, free childcare would be extended to 30 hours a week and two-year-old children would be included.

The average parent of a two-year-old would save more than...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-11-09 01:08
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