Assessment of the proposed Childcare Bill.
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
You can follow the passage of the Childcare Bill and read related amendments and documentation on the Parliament website.