Impact assessment

Childcare Bill: impact assessment

Assessment of the proposed Childcare Bill.


Considering the impact of the Childcare Bill provisions


Document assessing the impact of the new entitlement to free childcare for working parents of 3- and 4-year-old children from 15 to 30 hours per week.

It considers the impact of this policy on:

  • the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)
  • the European Convention on Human Rights
  • child poverty
  • the public sector equality duty
  • the family test
Published 2 July 2015