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Childcare provision inadequate - report

PUBLISHED: 17:15 23 May 2002 | UPDATED: 11:58 03 March 2010

MANY parents in Suffolk are being denied the right to work full-time as there is not enough childcare provision for babies and toddlers.

A report by a leading childcare charity identifies the eastern region of England as having the lowest number of nursery places available in the country and a lack of childminders.

MANY parents in Suffolk are being denied the right to work full-time as there is not enough childcare provision for babies and toddlers.

A report by a leading childcare charity identifies the eastern region of England as having the lowest number of nursery places available in the country and a lack of childminders.

The Daycare Trust's report also reveals a national "postcode lottery" where finding a nursery place depends on where families live, their income and employment status.


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