Childcare provision inadequate - report

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.