More kids for carers under plans to cut childcare costs

Nursery staff are to be put in charge of an increased number of children under government plans to cut childcare costs.

Under new proposals, carers in England could be permitted to care for as many as six two-year-olds if they meet new qualification standards.

Critics say increased numbers of children would reduce the quality of care and could risk safety.

ITV News' Political Correspondent Libby Wiener reports:

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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.