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The childcare cost mystery: is it time for Monsieur Poirot to visit the Treasury?

We are all aware that the cost of childcare is too expensive for many parents. Yet the Government says it spends £7billion a year on pre-school support? What is the money being spent on? If it’s not going to parents and it certainly isn’t going to providers, then where is it? The case for affordable […]

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Mr Mayor, please take an interest in the childcare sector and build a London fit for the next generation

When I started working with children many many years ago, I never envisaged talking about children and the economy in the same breath. These days, I never give it a second thought. As part of their broader London childcare project, the Daycare Trust provides an annual review of the capital’s providers; and while no one […]

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