UNISON Scotland childcare charter

Childcare CharterChildren: Free childcare in the public sector
Parents: Expanded parental leave & flexible working
Workforce: Fair pay, training & career paths

Childcare should be provided free at the point of use by the public sector. The current system is patchy, complex and expensive. Parents in Scotland pay 27% of their household income on childcare, compared to the OECD average of 12%. We need a radical overhaul of childcare provision to ensure that it provides what families actually want: a safe nurturing environment for their children that doesn’t cost the earth.


Nursery Nurses | Education Issues Group