Covid-19: Pre-school Sector - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:56 pm on 8th June 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Prashar Baroness Prashar Crossbench 2:56 pm, 8th June 2020

Does the Minister agree that as crucial as supporting the preschool sector at this stage is investment in under-fives provision, as severe lifelong impacts can result from deprivation of care, stimulation and learning? Evidence shows that the literacy skills gap starts at the age of five. This deficit takes years to recover from and impacts on social mobility.