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Child care news from UK Parliament.

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Government’s response to Impact of Covid-19 on new parents report demonstrates a “continued lack of action”, say MPs
Committee publishes the Government’s response on the ongoing impact of covid-19 on new parents
07 March 2022
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Michael Gove to face questions from committee of MPs on constitutional issues
Michael Gove answers questions on his remit as Levelling Up Secretary and Minister for Intergovernmental Relations
25 February 2022
Universal Credit and childcare: Work and Pensions Committee holds first oral evidence session
The Committee questions policy specialists, charities and professional organisations in the first oral evidence session in the inquiry.
25 January 2022
Ministers questioned on children living in poverty
Work and Pensions Committee question ministers from DWP, DfE and Home Office
17 January 2022
Work and Pensions Committee to examine Universal Credit and childcare costs
The Work and Pensions committees launches an inquiry into Universal credit and childcare costs
25 November 2021
Cuts led to vulnerable children “crisis”: restore support to 2010 levels, peers tell ministers
Public Services Committee publish report on role of public services in addressing child vulnerability
19 November 2021
Members raise topical and current issues in Grand Committee debates
Lords debates social care, the treatment of people with autism, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, and UK business with Africa. Learn more
27 October 2021
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Additional support for new parents’ mental health is welcome, say MPs
Catherine McKinnell MP, Chair of the Petitions Committee, has welcomed the announcement of additional funding for mental health support for new parents
27 October 2021
New inquiry: The right to family life: adoption of children of unmarried women 1949-1976
The Joint Committee on Human Rights launches a new inquiry
23 September 2021
MPs to debate petition relating to funding and affordability of childcare
MPs to debate petition relating to funding and affordability of childcare
08 September 2021
Lords debates levelling up of opportunities for children
Members debate the education and health of children of the UK affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Catch up
18 June 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Climate change targets, ethnicity and child poverty, neurological services and perpetrators of genocide are in the Lords spotlight. Find out more about Thursday debates in May
28 May 2021
Domestic Abuse Bill becomes law
During the course of its progress through the House of Lords, members successfully campaigned to make changes to the draft law
28 April 2021
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