College care

5th December 1997 at 00:00
Colleges have been offered a major role in the Government's efforts to increase the number of childcare places in Britain. Education Secretary David Blunkett said colleges should develop creches and other childcare facilities as part of a Pounds 47 million drive to expand the service.

He said: "Work is the best form of benefit; education and training in further education will help lone parents find the jobs they want to support themselves and their families."

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