Children: Day Care

Department for Education written question – answered on 16th June 2015.

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Photo of Sharon Hodgson Sharon Hodgson Shadow Minister (Equalities), Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if it is her policy that parents on zero-hours contracts will be eligible for 30 hours a week free childcare under the Government's proposals for free childcare.

Photo of Sam Gyimah Sam Gyimah The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

The additional free childcare will be available to working parents with three- and four-year-olds. We recognise that many flexible ways of working exist in the modern working environment. Further information on the detail of which parents will qualify will be made available in due course.

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