Bishop of Durham asks about costs of daycare for children

Durham161117On 16th May 2018 the Bishop of Durham, Rt Revd Paul Butler received a written answer to a question on the costs of daycare for children: 

The Lord Bishop of Durham: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the costs and benefits of extending the 30 hours free childcare for three and four year olds to families where parents are in training to prepare for work.

Lord Agnew of Oulton: The government has commissioned an independent evaluation of the first year of delivery, which will be published in summer 2018. As with the evaluations of early implementation and early rollout, we will use the evidence from this report to inform future delivery.