Childcare costs make decision to return to work 'tough'

As the coalition announces proposals to cut the costs of childcare by increasing child to adult ratios in some circumstances, these parents discuss how childcare costs impact on their decision to work:

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Nursery staff changes to cut fees

Better-qualified nurseries and childminders will be allowed to look after more children in an attempt by the Government to cut the cost of childcare for parents. Critics warn changes to the staff to kids ratios could compromise quality and safety.