Early years settings reject plans to relax childcare ratios

Nina Jacobs
Monday, May 23, 2022

Nearly nine out of 10 nurseries and pre-schools in England oppose plans to relax childcare ratios, dismissing government claims it could result in lower fees being charged, a survey has found.

Neil Leitch: 'Staff will be even more overworked and overstretched than they are already'. Picture: Lucie Carlier
Neil Leitch: 'Staff will be even more overworked and overstretched than they are already'. Picture: Lucie Carlier

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