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The closure of childcare settings as part of the response to the Covid-19 pandemic has caused immediate issues for many families as they struggle to balance work and childcare, Coram policy experts have advised in written evidence published today.
Parents and carers | Wednesday 26th February 2020
Britain’s parents are paying 5% more for childcare for the under-twos than they were one year ago, according to Coram Family and Childcare’s 20th annual Childcare Survey published today. The survey finds that parents have been hit by childcare costs rising well ahead of inflation, and are now paying an average of £131.61 per week, or over £6,800 per year, for a part-time nursery place.