Local authorities report £55m underspend on childcare places in lead up to pandemic

Fiona Simpson
Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Three-quarters of local education authorities (LEAs) in England failed to spend their full funding allocation for government-funded childcare places, research by the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) reveals.

Purnima Tanuku has called for funding to be ringfenced. Picture: NDNA
Purnima Tanuku has called for funding to be ringfenced. Picture: NDNA

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