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Parents back funded Early Learning and Childcare

Independent survey shows benefits to children and families. The vast majority of parents using Scottish Government-funded Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) are satisfied with its quality, according to new research. In an independent survey with more than 8,000 respondents, 97% of parents and carers with

Early Learning and Childcare Savings Increased

Supporting Children and Families Families of more than 83,200 children are saving around £5,000 per eligible child per year, thanks to the Scottish Government’s Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) offer. Latest figures show a year-on-year increase in children accessing funded ELC. – Graeme I’m delighted

Childcare Savings for Families

Transformational offer helping thousands across the country. Families of more than 79,000 children are saving almost £5,000 per child annually, thanks to the Scottish Government’s expanded Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) offer. Since August, all three and four-year-olds and two-year-olds who need it most have

Increasing Free Early Learning & Childcare

Transformational Offer to Benefit Families Nationwide Up to 130,000 children across Scotland will be able to benefit from 1,140 hours of free early learning and childcare (ELC) each year from this month. Legislation came into effect on 1 August to make the expanded offer available

Scotland’s Recovery

First Minister Sets Out Priorities for Government Scotland’s recovery from the pandemic will be driven by an ambitious programme to build a modern, high-tech economy while staying true to enduring values of fairness and compassion, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. Outlining her priorities for

Supporting Children, Families & Young People

First 100 Days: Best Start, Best Chances These are serious times which require serious government and experienced leadership. The SNP is determined to make Scotland the best place to grow up, to give children and young people a fair start in life and help families

What We’re Doing For Women

SNP Manifesto 2021: What we’re doing for women The SNP has a proud record of fighting for gender equality while in government. From action on equal pay, support for women returning to the work place, the first gender-balanced Cabinet in the UK and taking action to