One third 'struggle to find childcare during school holidays'

One third of working mums and dads are finding it increasingly difficult to find childcare, a survey for Good Morning Britain found.

Around 33% of the 900 parents quizzed by OnePoll said finding someone to leave their children with was an uphill struggle.

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One third of parents 'struggle to find holiday childcare'

One third of working parents admitted they found it hard to find childcare during school holidays, a survey for Good Morning Britain found.

Adequate childcare is difficult to find during the term time, according to the survey. Credit: PA

Some 33% of the 900 parents quizzed by OnePoll said they found it tricky to find a carer competent enough to look after their children while school was out.

Parents were recently revealed to be forced to shell out more than £100 a week to keep a child occupied during summer holidays.

In Britain the average cost of one week's holiday childcare is £114.51, with the South East of England the mot expensive at £140.88.

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