Media Round-Up: March 2023

Date Posted: Tuesday 14th March 2023


The Guardian reported on another nursery closing its doors and interviewed WBG’s Sarah Ronan who reiterated that “the government should really be working to stabilise the sector, and that starts with realistic funding levels”.

Our Director Dr Mary-Ann Stephenson was interviewed by the Telegraph for a piece on what they refer to as the ‘childcare tax trap’. She emphasized: “It shouldn’t be this way, but often within households, the cost of childcare is set against a woman’s salary to decide whether it is worthwhile for them to return to work.”

Nadia Whittome MP wrote an article for shado on the Green New Deal, referencing our work on a green and caring economy.

Our response to the Spring Budget was picked up by:

Our call for a £1.82bn rescue funding for the early years and childcare sector ahead of the Budget was picked up by:

Coverage on childcare ahead of the Budget:

International Women’s Day: