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Cash boost for early years education in Barnet
More than 2,000 two-year-olds will be eligible for free early years education in Barnet after government announced additional funding will be provided for childcare.
Next year the government will invest £760million to help an additional 130,000 two-year-olds in families on less than £16,190 a year who receive working tax credits.
They will be eligible for 15 hours of free childcare a week with a nursery or childminder.
Sarah Ludford, Liberal Democrat MEP for Barnet, said: “This is a welcome announcement for families in Barnet.
“Early education helps promote a child’s physical, emotional and social development.”
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