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Childcare is broken in the UK

5 January 2023

1:18 AM

5 January 2023

1:18 AM

The Truss administration made many missteps, but on childcare it was on the right track. Though details were lacking, the blink-and-you-miss-her prime minister was planning to rush through ‘big bang’ changes to childcare provision that would bring down costs both for parents and providers.

But it has now been reported that Rishi Sunak will shelve these proposals indefinitely and, if they are ever dusted off, it’s likely the scale of reform will be much smaller.

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