Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Truss’

Budget announcement: on the path for another rift between mothers who work and stay-at-home mums?

Prime minister David Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg yesterday confirmed that working parents who each earn less than £150,000 will qualify for childcare tax breaks worth up to £1,200 a year for each of their children from 2015, while their stay-at-home counterparts will get nothing.

Childminders say no to Childcare minister’s plans to increase adult to child ratio

A petition against the government’s plans to change the ratios of the number of adults to children in early years settings such as nurseries and registered childminders has received more than 21,000 signatures in less than three weeks.