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UK Budget 2014: Tax-free childcare announcement and reaction

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Publication Date: 
19 Mar 2014


The UK government has announced a new "tax-free childcare scheme". CRRU has collected government materials, analysis and reaction, and related news on this development.

UK Government materials

Analysis and community reaction

  • Radical reform on childcare still needed (link not available), Dalia Ben-Galim, Institute for Public Policy Research, 18 Mar 14
  • Help with childcare for poorest must not be funded by cutting their support in other areas (link not available), Katie Schmuecker, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 18 Mar 14
  • No new money, yet more generous support for childcare, Mike Brewer, Sarah Cattan and Claire Crawford, Institute for Fiscal Studies, 18 Mar 14
  • Extra childcare help for parents welcomed by family charity (link not available), Family and Childcare Trust, 18 Mar 14
  • CPAG welcomes announcement on childcare and early years pupil premium investment, Child Poverty Action Group, 18 Mar 14

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