1.9m grandparents cut working hours 'to provide childcare'

Some 1.9 million grandparents across the UK have to give up working hours, holiday time or quit their jobs altogether in order to help care for their grandchildren, a survey from three children families has revealed.

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There are 'more grandparents at school than parents'

A grandmother who cares for her three grandchildren on a daily basis said there were "more grandparents than parents" dropping off youngsters at the school gate, as families struggle with the cost of childcare.

Angie Bostwick told Good Morning Britain says she sees "more of my grandchildren than I did my own children", admits to being pushover but said she "loves" looking after the youngest members of the family.

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