This consultation ran from 18 June 2012 12:00am to
23 October 2012 11:45pm
Seeks views on reforming the scheme on price, access, voucher schemes, supply and claims procedures.
The government wants your views on exploring 4 different options to reform the Nursery Milk Scheme:
- leave the scheme as it currently exists
- cap the price that can be claimed for milk by childcare providers
- issue evoucher cards which childcare providers can use to purchase milk
- introduce a government contract with an external provider to directly supply and deliver milk to all childcare providers
A survey for all childcare providers currently registered with the scheme is running alongside the consultation until 30 September. It asks about how it works for them now and how they and the children they care for might be affected by any changes.