Soaring childcare costs

New figures show that some nursery places in London cost more than a top public boarding school.

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Labour: Cameron's created a "childcare crisis"

Sharon Hodgson MP, Shadow Education Minister. Credit: Labour Party.

Sharon Hodgson, Labour's shadow children's minister, said David Cameron had created a "childcare crisis".

She said: "On his watch, we've seen costs spiral, support for families cut back and over 400 children's centres close."

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