Consultation outcome

Free early years entitlement for 2 year olds under Universal Credit

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

The government response to this consultation is available as part of the response to the consultation on the ‘Eligibility for free school meals and the early years pupil premium under Universal Credit’.

You can also read the related ‘Free early years entitlement for 2 year olds under Universal Credit: equality analysis’.

Original consultation

Summary

We are inviting views on our proposals for the free early years entitlement for 2 year olds under Universal Credit.

This consultation was held on another website.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

This consultation document explains:

  • the general principles applied in considering changes to the eligibility criteria for the free early education entitlement for 2 year olds under Universal Credit – our intention is that these entitlements reach less-advantaged households in a way that is consistent, fair and simple
  • our plans for communicating these changes to parents, early years providers and local authorities, and how we will support their implementation
Published 4 December 2017
Last updated 7 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added government response.
  2. First published.