Childcare providers 'struggling to stay afloat' due to lack of 30 hours funding

Tristan Donovan
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Small childcare providers are struggling to make ends meet, with some considering closing their doors for good, due to a shortfall in government funding for the 30 hours free childcare scheme in England, a report has found.

The government announced in 2015 that there would be a consultation on the future of children's centres, but it has not taken place. Picture: Lucy Carlier
The government announced in 2015 that there would be a consultation on the future of children's centres, but it has not taken place. Picture: Lucy Carlier

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