The education minister Liz Truss has responded to questions on Twitter saying that England pays carers some of the lowest wages in Europe, and has among the lowest qualification thresholds.
She also responded to suggestions that very young children need "love" rather than education.
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Kevin Davis, 53, ran a medical company and helped to treat a 15-year-old who had taken a drugs overdose despite not having qualifications.
CCTV shows the 19-year-old victim being struck by a car and thrown metres into the air, before he lands on the pavement and slides along it.