Childcare needs emergency bailout to save women’s jobs, says TUC

  • Nurseries and childminders at risk of collapse without an urgent cash boost, warns TU
  • Childcare provision ‘vital’ to economic recovery so mums can go back to work

The TUC is today (Thursday) calling for an emergency government bailout of the childcare industry.

In a new report, the TUC argues that an urgent cash boost – similar to the financial help given to transport networks – is needed so childcare providers can continue to offer the levels of care they were providing before the pandemic. And it would allow nurseries, childminders, breakfast and after school childcare and holiday schemes to remain open with social distancing measures in places.

Read the full article on this link to TUC

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