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Volume 685: debated on Tuesday 8 December 2020

Nurseries and Early Years Settings

The following is an extract from a Westminster Hall debate on Nurseries and Early Years Settings on Thursday 3 December 2020.

Currently, at least 80% of early years settings are open, and attendance has been consistently increasing during the autumn term. We estimate that, last week, 826,000 children attended an early years setting.

[Official Report, 3 December 2020, Vol. 685, c. 256WH.]

Letter from the Under-Secretary of State for Education, the hon. Member for Chelmsford (Vicky Ford):

An error has been identified in my speech.

The correct response should have been:

Currently, at least 80% of early years settings are open, and attendance has been consistently increasing during the autumn term. We estimate that, last week, 806,000 children attended an early years setting.