Childcare for £300,000-a-year families 'too high'

Mumsnet co-founder Justine Roberts' response to the Government's announcement of future financial help for working parents is "thank God they're doing something".

But she questioned whether parents who earn just under £300,000 should be given extra money by the state.

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£1,200 childcare cost pledge

Families are to receive up to £1,200 a year towards childcare costs from 2015. The pledge will reportedly only apply to families in which both parents work and earn less than £150,000 a year. The Budget will be announced on Wednesday.