Childminder numbers fall by a quarter since 2012

The number of childminders has plummeted by more than 25 per cent over the last five years, according to latest Ofsted registration figures.

 Ofsted figures show there was a two per cent fall in childminder numbers between April and August this year

The inspectorate has revealed that between the end of March and end of August this year there were 752 fewer registered childminders.

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