Entries by James Plunkett from 01/2013

The Coalition's Childcare Policy Moves in Mysterious Ways

| Posted 01.08.2013 | UK Politics

There may have been few details in Monday's renewal of Coalition vows but one key policy continues to invite debate: the government's plans for childcare. It does now seem clear that the government hopes to use tax relief as its key way of reducing childcare costs.

The Childcare Announcement That Never Was

| Posted 01.18.2013 | UK Politics

Few areas of public policy are as economically and socially important as childcare and the last thing parents need when making major decisions about their families and careers is chronic uncertainty.