'Worrying' lack of demand for childminders ahead of 30 hours rollout

Neil Puffett
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

A "worrying" lack of demand among parents has been blamed for childminders not offering free childcare places for three- and four-year-olds, despite ambitious government plans to double free provision to 30 hours a week in just six months' time.

Liz Bayram says childminders could quit unless parents use them more. Picture: Alex Deverill
Liz Bayram says childminders could quit unless parents use them more. Picture: Alex Deverill

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