Children: Day Care:Written question - 233582

Q
Asked by Angela Rayner
(Ashton-under-Lyne)
Asked on: 18 March 2019
Treasury
Children: Day Care
Commons
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 15 March 2019 to Question 229140, to what programmes the remaining £3.25 billion of expenditure for childcare support will be allocated in 2019-20.
A
Answered by: Elizabeth Truss
Answered on: 25 March 2019

The Government provides an extensive range of childcare support through a number of policies delivered by HMRC, DWP and DfE. HMRC is responsible for Tax Free Childcare, Employer Supported Childcare and the Childcare element of Working Tax Credit. DWP administers the Childcare element of Universal Credit. DfE provides a variety of childcare support, including 15 hours free childcare for all 3 and 4 year olds, an additional 15 hours free childcare for eligible working parents of 3 and 4 year olds and 15 hours free childcare for the most disadvantaged 2 year olds.

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