Call for care help

26th May 2000 at 01:00
PARENTS want the Government to invest in childcare for the under-twos to help mothers return to work, according to a survey published this week for National Childcare Week 2000.

Almost half of the parents questioned by Mori for the National Daycare Trust, a cildcare information charity, thought working mothers generally got no help from their employers and three-quarters said there was not enough affordable, quality care. Two-thirds thought it was essential to help women return to work after having a child.

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