Children: Day Care

Department for Education written question – answered on 21st February 2018.

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Photo of Lucy Powell Lucy Powell Labour/Co-operative, Manchester Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the number and proportion of childcare settings taking part in the 30 hour childcare scheme for 3 and 4 year old children with working parents; and if he provide that information by (a) private, voluntary and independent settings, (b) maintained settings and (c) childminders.

Photo of Nadhim Zahawi Nadhim Zahawi The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

The information requested is not held centrally.

The January 2018 Early Years Census and School Census will collect data on the number of children taking up and the number of settings offering the extended entitlement for working parents. Data from these collections will published in the ‘Provision for Children Under 5’ statistical first release in June/July 2018

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