New Clause 1 — Childcare provision

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office – in the House of Commons at 6:15 pm on 8th April 2014.

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Photo of Therese Coffey Therese Coffey Conservative, Suffolk Coastal 6:15 pm, 8th April 2014

We have had this debate before in Westminster Hall. Does the hon. Lady not recognise that the number of childminders fell under the previous Government? I realise that the point about quality has been made before; nevertheless, there were fewer childminders at the end of that Labour Government than at the start.