Where next for childcare policy? Learning from the 2004 childcare strategy

Wednesday 4 June 2014

Tax and Welfare

In 2004, the Government launched a 10-Year Childcare Strategy that set the policy agenda for a decade. The event will launch the Family and Childcare Trust’s review of the achievements of the last ten years of childcare policy, developments under two successive administrations and identify key policy lessons for the future. The Rt Hon Margaret … Continued

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The future of childcare with Julian Astle (adviser to Nick Clegg)

Tuesday 17 September 2013

Tax and Welfare

Despite major government investment since the mid-2000s childcare continues to represent a significant cost for working parents, meaning that many second earners can find that they are no better-off in work. The government is consulting on plans to spend an extra £1 billion per year on additional childcare support, but at present this additional support … Continued

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