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A Better Beginning: Easing the cost of childcare

14 March 2012
  • Children
  • Young Adults
  • Social Change
  • Social Mobility
  • Family Support

This report by the Social Market Foundation, and funded by Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, proposes the introduction of the National Childcare Contribution Scheme - to help parents manage the high costs of childcare over a number of years, with the aim of making formal childcare a modern, mature public service which is affordable for all families, high in quality and flexible to the needs of parents.