25 September 2018

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Business has long called for support to parents to make childcare affordable

Business responds to Labour's new childcare proposals

Business has long called for support to parents to make childcare affordable

Josh Hardie, CBI Deputy Director-General, said:

“Childcare costs can be a blight on prosperity and diversity, often limiting the scope of parents returning to the workplace, quashing the ambitions and talent of too many young people.

“Business has long called for support to parents to make childcare more affordable. 

“The challenge will be to find ways to fund affordable childcare sustainably and sensibly. The prize will be significant for working families across the UK and can play a serious role in reducing the gender pay gap.”