|The government has outlined plans to improve the quality of childcare and make it more affordable to parents as the cost of pre-school care is rising higher than the rate of inflation.
The average weekly price of full-time nursery is now £167 and more and more parents are struggling to balance the cost of childcare with full-time work.
However in a new report entitled Next Steps for Early Learning and Childcare: Building on the Ten-Year Strategy, the government sets out its intentions to improve flexibility and affordability of childcare.
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