Topical Questions

Part of Women and Equalities – in the House of Commons at on 30 March 2022.

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Photo of Munira Wilson Munira Wilson Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Education)

The Minister will be aware that a recent survey of 27,000 parents by Pregnant Then Screwed found that about two thirds are paying more for childcare than they are for their rent or mortgage. This is pushing many mothers out of the workforce or into working fewer hours. Does she agree that the Government need to address this as a matter of urgency if we want to keep women in the workforce and in well-paid jobs?