DfE figures show 4,000 early years providers have closed in the last two years

Katy Morton
Thursday, December 9, 2021

There has been a loss of around 4,000 early years providers in the last two years, resulting in 7,300 fewer childcare places, according to new data from the Department for Education (DfE).

The DfE figures reveal a loss of 7,300 childcare places across England between 2019 and 2021 PHOTO Adobe Stock
The DfE figures reveal a loss of 7,300 childcare places across England between 2019 and 2021 PHOTO Adobe Stock

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