Ministers reportedly planning to change staff: child ratios for under-twos 'to cut childcare costs'

Catherine Gaunt
Monday, October 4, 2021

Sector organisations, nursery owners, childcarers and experts have vowed to oppose any attempts from the Government to relax rules on the number of babies and toddlers nurseries and childminders can care for in early years settings.

The Department for Education is said to be considering plans to change staff: child ratios so that one member of staff could look after five children under two PHOTO Adobe Stock
The Department for Education is said to be considering plans to change staff: child ratios so that one member of staff could look after five children under two PHOTO Adobe Stock

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