Childcare Act 2016 (Get in on the Act)

An introduction to the Act and summary of the main issues on which the Local Government Association (LGA) lobbied.


The Childcare Act 2016 takes forward government commitments to secure an additional entitlement of childcare support for working parents. The Act extends the entitlement to 30 hours free childcare over 38 weeks of the year for three- and four-year-olds in families where all parents are working.

This publication aims to provide readers with an introduction to the Act and summarises the main issues on which the Local Government Association (LGA) campaigned.

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Published by:
LGA
Reference code:
L16-87