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Childcare Written Answer, 18/08/14 [S]

Written Answer given in response to Liz Smith's (Con) question asking the Scottish Governement whether it will provide the information that was requested and confirm how many two-year-olds from workless households will be eligible to receive free childcare provision from August 2014.

The Minister for Children and Young People, Aileen Campbell, replied that It is estimated that under the qualifying criteria specified in the Provision of Early Learning and Childcare (Specified Children) (Scotland) Order 2014, around 5,000 two-year-olds with parents on qualifying benefits will be eligible for the entitlement to early learning and childcare from the autumn term in August 2014.

For the full answer to this and other questions see the Scottish Parliament Written Answer Report 18 August 2014 which is available from the Scottish Parliament website.

Further Information

Scottish Parliament Written Answer Report 18 August 2014