Responding to the decision to hold a general election on 8 June 2017, Julia Margo, Joint Chief Executive at the Family and Childcare Trust, said:
About the Family and Childcare Trust
The Family and Childcare Trust aims to make the UK a better place for families. We are a leading national family charity in the field of policy, research and advocacy on childcare and family issues, with over 40 years’ experience. Our on-the-ground work with parents and providers informs our research and campaigns. We focus on the early years and childcare because they are crucial to boosting children’s outcomes throughout life and supporting parents to work.
Scottish parents now pay an average £124 for one week of holiday childcare.
Holiday childcare prices in England have gone up by five per cent since last summer.
Holiday childcare costs have dropped by five per cent in Wales since last summer.
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