Childcare vouchers are being reviewed

Reported in the Financial Times the coalition government are said to be working on a new package of childcare vouchers to assist families with the cost of nursery places.  Details on the new vouchers are expected to be announced in the next few weeks but it is thought that families with young children will recieve in the the region of £1000 of extra support per year.

This news comes whilst details of the governments controversial plans to relax the ratios of staff to children in early years settings are awaited.