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Day Nursery Places

Volume 960: debated on Friday 15 December 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many day nursery places exist in the Rochdale county district; when it is planned to increase this number; and by how many.

On 31st March 1978 there were 253 places in local authority day nurseries in the Rochdale metropolitan district. In addition, private premises were registered to provide all-day care for up to 154 children.The local authority plans to provide a further 27 day nursery places within the next two years ; no information is available about possible increases in private provision.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many day nursery places exist in the Bury county district; when it is planned to increase this number; and by how many.

On 31st March 1978 there were 110 places in local authority day nurseries in the Bury metropolitan district. In addition, private premises were registered to provide all-day care for up to 224 children.The local authority has no immediate plans for further provision; no information is available about possible increases in private provision.