Almost half of parents struggling to find childcare ahead of the new school year have considered leaving their jobs to look after their little ones, a study has found.
An investigation carried out by a children's charity found single and young parents were struggling the most.
Some 61% of single parents and 63% of parents aged between 18-34 who had been unable to organise the childcare they need were considering giving up their job, said 4Children.
The survey of 500 parents with children of primary school age also revealed the need for schools to help provide care - 87% of parents whose child's school did not have an after school club wanted one.
More top news
The inquiry's most senior lawyer is said to be considering stepping down after disagreeing with its chairwoman Alexis Jay over its future.
The tennis superstar said she was being driven by her nephew when she saw a police officer and was worried about what might happen.
A team of prosecutors investigating the downing of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine in 2014 is due to release new findings today.