One in six councils underfunding early years providers, EYA investigation shows

Fiona Simpson
Thursday, October 1, 2020

One in six local authorities in England are not following government guidance to help protect early years providers from the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Early Years Alliance (EYA) says.

Councils have been advised to fund childcare providers based on pre-pandemic figures. Picture: Adobe Stock
Councils have been advised to fund childcare providers based on pre-pandemic figures. Picture: Adobe Stock

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