People matching Childcare

Paul Goodman

Former Conservative MP for Wycombe ( 7 Jun 2001 – 12 Apr 2010)

Lord Filkin

Labour Peer (29 Jul 1999 – current)

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Non-affiliated Peer ( 2 Aug 1999 – current)


Results 1–20 of 11000 for childcare

Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee ()

Public Accounts Committee: Preparations to extend childcare entitlements for working parents in England. Oral evidence; 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm; Fully physical meeting

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber ()

The expansion of free childcare hours – Baroness Twycross. Oral questions

Children and Young People: Local Authority Care - Motion to Take Note (18 Apr 2024)

Lord Young of Cookham: ...met 40 years ago when I was a junior Minister and he was already a colossus in the world of local authority social services. Since then, he has been instrumental in developing national policy on childcare and holding Governments to account. I begin with a word of tribute to the statutory workforce and the voluntary workforce looking after children. As we have heard, they operate in very...

Covid-19: Response and Excess Deaths (18 Apr 2024)

Graham Stringer: ...parliamentary group’s sister group, the APPG on pandemic response and recovery, which has allowed me to see that we have a whole body of expert opinion before us. Medics, lawyers, experts in childcare and a whole range of politicians have come to very different views on what the right response to covid was and, in some cases, on both the law and the science itself. Before I go any...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Marketing (18 Apr 2024)

Damian Hinds: ...wider government communications plan across its remit of skills, schools and families. This included campaigns to support the government’s ambitious skills reform programme, maximising take up of childcare entitlements, inspiring more people to teach in schools and a new campaign to attract professionals to share their skills by becoming teachers in further education. Most communications...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Childminding (18 Apr 2024)

Bridget Phillipson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the number of childminders on the (a) Early Years Register and (b) Childcare Register in (i) each region and (ii) each local authority in each year since 2018.

Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 14A (17 Apr 2024)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...questions noble Lords have asked. There have been a great many interventions on me and I have been very patient. I have also made some undertakings to try to clarify some of these points, including childcare, which would cover the schools that my noble friend Lord Deben mentioned. Perhaps I could turn to Amendment 54, which requires “the Secretary of State to provide a comprehensive...

Finance (No. 2) Bill (17 Apr 2024)

Nigel Mills: ...go down that line. There is a very real risk that what sounds like a generous idea could have a very negative impact by discouraging second earners, whom I think we want to be encouraging with our childcare and other reforms. Before the Government publish the consultation, I urge them to think carefully about where they are pitching this. Surely there must come a point at which household...

Finance (No. 2) Bill (17 Apr 2024)

Nigel Mills: ...go down that line. There is a very real risk that what sounds like a generous idea could have a very negative impact by discouraging second earners, whom I think we want to be encouraging with our childcare and other reforms. Before the Government publish the consultation, I urge them to think carefully about where they are pitching this. Surely there must come a point at which household...

5. Debate on the General Principles of the Residential Outdoor Education (Wales) Bill (17 Apr 2024)

Buffy Williams: ...-medium provision. These are issues that we heard about during the scrutiny of this Bill and also in relation to inclusive provision as part of our work looking at disabled access to education and childcare. This will obviously be a matter for the Welsh Government rather than the Member in charge if the Bill proceeds, but it is good to see that the Member in charge would welcome such a...

Written Answers — Treasury: Childcare: Taxation (17 Apr 2024)

Claire Hanna: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of increasing the childcare tax free cap.

Written Answers — Treasury: Childcare: Government Assistance (17 Apr 2024)

Charlotte Nichols: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to provide financial support to parents for childcare.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Childcare: Finance (17 Apr 2024)

Stella Creasy: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to paragraph 3.15 of the Spring Budget 2024, HC 560, how much and what proportion of the estimated £500 million of additional funding she plans to allocate in the (a) 2025-26 and (b) 2026-27 financial year.

Prime Minister: Engagements (17 Apr 2024)

Rishi Sunak: ...have heard is political sniping. Not a word about their plans for the country. He has failed to acknowledge that since we last met, taxes have been cut by £900, the state pension has gone up, free childcare has been expanded, wages have risen for nine months in a row and just today, inflation is down again, to 3.2%. Our plan is working and the Conservatives are delivering a brighter...

Prime Minister: Engagements (17 Apr 2024)

Rishi Sunak: ...have heard is political sniping. Not a word about their plans for the country. He has failed to acknowledge that since we last met, taxes have been cut by £900, the state pension has gone up, free childcare has been expanded, wages have risen for nine months in a row and just today, inflation is down again, to 3.2%. Our plan is working and the Conservatives are delivering a brighter...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Hospital Parking Charges Bill: Second Stage (16 Apr 2024)

Robin Swann: ...Dodds referred to access for parents whose children are receiving care. As I said earlier, there are specific times when family members can receive car parking passes. I engaged with the Access to Childcare group myself. I actually sponsored its launch because, as a parent who had a child in a Belfast hospital for 13 months, I know exactly what that means, and that is why I am keen to make...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Opposition Business: Fuel Poverty (16 Apr 2024)

Patsy McGlone: As we all know, household budgets are under enormous pressure. Childcare continues to be exorbitantly expensive and, in many areas, difficult if not impossible to access. Rampant inflation might have eased somewhat, but prices are still rising. Often, the choice for a household that is under severe financial pressure is between food and heat. That is why a fuel poverty strategy is essential,...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Opposition Business: Universal Credit: Remove the Two-child Limit (16 Apr 2024)

Gordon Lyons: ...ourselves in the position in which children are penalised simply because their parents have more children. Kellie Armstrong referred to that issue as well. Mr McGrath mentioned the importance of childcare: that is a priority for the Executive. That we are not making announcements about it in the Chamber does not mean that the work is not ongoing. Paul Givan has taken on the issue from day...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Child Poverty (15 Apr 2024)

Kellie Armstrong: .... There are multiple barriers, of course, to people getting to work. The Department for the Economy needs to deliver access to skills. The Department of Education needs to deliver early years and childcare. The Department for Infrastructure needs to provide affordable access to services. An anti-poverty strategy is an opportunity to bring all of that together. That may take a little bit of...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: Havering (15 Apr 2024)

Jo Churchill: ...and help employers fill vacancies. In addition to hosting job fairs and delivering Sector-Based Work Academy Programmes (SWAPs). Romford Jobcentre is working with Havering Council, local colleges, childcare providers and other organisations to provide an employment and skills offer to help meet the recruitment needs of local employers. This includes outreach support at the Rainham...


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