Consultation on Early Education and Childcare Staff Deployment

On 29 January 2012 the Government published the Consultation on Early Education and Childcare Staff Deployment. The breakdown of respondees can be found below.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education subsequently announced in the House of Commons on 11 June 2013 that the Government would not proceed with the proposals to change the staff-to-child ratios for nurseries and childminders. 

The breakdown of respondents to the Early Education and Childcare Staff Deployment consultation was as follows:

 

Category

Number of respondents

Nursery

358

Other

303

Local Authority

167

Parent/Carer

158

Childminder

156

Playgroup

145

Representative of childcare or early years intermediary organization

43

Maintained school

36

Independent school

9

SEN Provider

7

Breakfast/After-school Club

7

Play/Activity Provider

5

TOTAL

1394

 

Contact Details

You can contact the Department's national enquiry line on 0370 000 2288.