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Child Care

Volume 301: debated on Wednesday 26 November 1997

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what incentives are being offered to child care providers to take on and train young people as child care assistants. [17273]

The New Deal for young unemployed people will create opportunities for young people to train as child care assistants on the Voluntary Sector, Employment, and Full Time Education and Training options. We have been talking to key child care organisations to facilitate their involvement. We will be providing financial assistance to help child care organisations employ and train young unemployed people, the amount of which will vary according to the type of placement on offer, and the needs of the participant.