|A staggering 63% of all families are struggling to pay for childcare costs. Parents have had to cut back on food, get into debt and for the poorest parents, 25% said they had been forced to turn down a job because of childcare costs.
In the coming days, the UK government will decide how much to invest in childcare support. Tell the government to do support struggling families with affordable childcare »
The government’s says that work is the best route of out poverty, but the reforms ‘to make work pay’ risk being undermined by rising prices and the cut in government support for childcare costs.
We have the power to influence the government’s decision on how much to invest in childcare and make sure they deliver on their promise to make work pay.