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Children: Day Care

Treasury written question – answered on 25th March 2019.

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Photo of Angela Rayner Angela Rayner Shadow Secretary of State for Education

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 15 March 2019 to Question 229140, to what programmes the remaining £3.25 billion of expenditure for childcare support will be allocated in 2019-20.

Photo of Elizabeth Truss Elizabeth Truss The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

The Government provides an extensive range of childcare support through a number of policies delivered by HMRC, DWP and DfE. HMRC is responsible for Tax Free Childcare, Employer Supported Childcare and the Childcare element of Working Tax Credit. DWP administers the Childcare element of Universal Credit. DfE provides a variety of childcare support, including 15 hours free childcare for all 3 and 4 year olds, an additional 15 hours free childcare for eligible working parents of 3 and 4 year olds and 15 hours free childcare for the most disadvantaged 2 year olds.

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