The Deputy Prime Minister has been in Oxfordshire today, urging parents to find out if they're eligible for help with childcare. From this September, 15 hours of free childcare a week will be made available to more than 1,100 two-year-olds across the county from lower income backgrounds.
– Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister
“I want to make sure no child in Oxfordshire loses out, which is why more than a thousand two-year-olds in the country will be eligible for free childcare starting this September.
“I’m determined to help parents with young children and this is just a part of a wide range of measures, including £1,200 of free childcare every year for under 12s and allowing parents to share maternity leave for the first time.”
From this September, 15 hours of free childcare a week will be made available to more than 1,100 two-year-olds across the county from lower income backgrounds. The first of these eligible toddlers will have their second birthdays this month.
Nick Clegg reads a story to children in Oxfordshire. He's visiting the Culham Science Centre Nursery to encourage parents to take advantage of the Government's free childcare offer from the government.
The Deputy Prime Minister is in Oxfordshire today, urging parents to take advantage of free childcare on offer from the Government.