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Free childcare vouchers announced

Almost 1,000 two-year-olds in Cornwall are to benefit from free childcare a year early, after it was decided to bring forward trials in 10 areas of England to this September.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says 150,000 of the most disadvantaged two-year-olds will receive up to 15 hours a week of free pre-school education from September 2013, rising to 260,000 in 2014.

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