New figures have shown the cost of childcare can reach as high as £42,000 a year for a full-time nursery place.
The average weekly cost of a part-time (25 hours a week) nursery placement for a child aged under two years old is:
- East of England: £106
- East Midlands: £104
- London: £133
- North East: £101
- North West: £92
- South East: £125
- South West: £113
- West Midlands: £96
- Yorkshire and Humberside: £102
Source: Daycare Trust and Family and Parenting Institute
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