BBC Question Time: Recap and Factcheck
Question Time on 1 November came from Clacton-on-Sea. Topics covered included income tax changes, austerity, early elections, policing priorities, and the impact on Brexit of the investigation into Arron Banks.
Are parents paying for free nursery places?
28% of childcare providers responding to a survey said they don’t provide entirely free childcare to parents whose children have places under the 30 hours free childcare scheme. These parents may be paying for additional hours or services.
Childcare costs in England
How much is childcare costing families?
Have childcare costs risen up to seven times faster than wages?
Parents of under-twos are particularly affected by rising nursery costs.