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Children: Day Care

Question for Department for Education

UIN 67044, tabled on 8 March 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much the Government spent on the 15 hours (a) funded childcare offer for three and four year olds and (b) offer for disadvantaged two year olds in 2015-16 and 2016-17.

Answered on

13 March 2017

Central government funding allocations to local authorities for delivering the two, three and four year old entitlements in 2015-16 and 2016-17 are as follows:


2016-17 (provisional)

3 and 4 year old



2 year old



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