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Children: Day Care

Volume 494: debated on Wednesday 17 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many (a) out-of-school and (b) holiday play schemes for children there were in (i) North East Lincolnshire and (ii) North Lincolnshire in each of the last five years. (279268)

Table 1 shows the number of out of school clubs in North East Lincolnshire and North Lincolnshire in each of the last five years for which data were collected. The last year that Ofsted collected this information was 2008. Information on the number of holiday play schemes is not available as Ofsted do not collect this data.

Table 1: Number1,2 of out of school clubs for children under eight years of age

Local authority area

Position at 31 March each year:

North East Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire

2004

20

20

2005

20

20

2006

30

20

2007

30

20

2008

20

30

1 Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10 if under 100, and to the nearest 100 if over 100.

2 Data Source: Ofsted

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many registered childcare places for children under eight years old there were in Cleethorpes constituency in (a) 1997 and (b) 2008. (279269)

The information requested is not available by parliamentary constituency. Data were collected at local authority level only. The tables show the number of child care places in North East Lincolnshire local authority for 1997 and 2008.

Table 1 Number1,2 of day care places for children under eight years of age by type of provider—North East Lincolnshire local authority area, position at 31 March 1997

Type of provider

Number

Day nurseries

200

Playgroups and pre-schools

900

Childminders

500

Out of school clubs

40

Holiday schemes

3

Total

1,600

1 Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10 if under 100, and to the nearest 100 if over 100.

2 Figures may not add up to total due to rounding

3 Data not collected

Source:

Children's Day Care Facilities Survey

Table 2: Number1,2 of registered child care places for children under eight years of age by type of care—North East Lincolnshire local authority area, position at 31 March 2008

Type of care

Number

Full day care

1,500

Sessional day care

300

Childminders

500

Out of school day care

700

Crèche day care

200

Total

3,100

1 Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10 if under 100, and to the nearest 100 if over 100.

2 Figures may not add up to total due to rounding

Source:

Ofsted

Ofsted have collected information on the number of registered child care places available to children aged eight and under on a quarterly basis from March 2003. Their latest figures were published in their report ‘Registered Childcare Providers and Places, March 2009’, which is available on their website

http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/Ofsted-home/Publications-and-research/Browse-all-by/Documents-by-type/Statistics/Registered-childcare-providers-and-places-in-England-December-2008-onwards