High cost of childcare in UK makes low-income parents resort to food banks

Low-income parents and those on universal credit are resorting to using food banks as a result of the high costs of childcare, according to a landmark UK survey shared with the Guardian.

As MPs debated the cost and availability of childcare in parliament on Monday, and echoed parents’ call for an independent review, more evidence emerged that such families are struggling to cope with childcare fees.

Read the full article on this link to The Guardian