Free childcare set to be given in seven more areas

Free childcare set to be given in seven more areas

Free childcare set to be given in seven more areas 19 June 2018 Image copyright PA Free childcare will be given to parents of three and four-year-olds in seven more local authority areas. The 30 hours per week will be available all year round from September. Minister...
Free places plan for nurseries ‘at risk’

Free places plan for nurseries ‘at risk’

11 June 2018 Image copyright Getty Images A survey of more than 200 private nurseries has found that less than a third are likely to offer the Scottish government’s recommended free hours. Ministers have pledged to increase the number of paid-for hours for three...
Free school meal rules to change in Wales

Free school meal rules to change in Wales

Free school meal rules to change in Wales By India Pollock BBC Wales social affairs correspondent 6 June 2018 Image copyright Getty Images The way families are assessed for free school meals eligibility will be changed under Welsh Government plans. The education...
Holyrood introduces free sanitary products

Holyrood introduces free sanitary products

18 May 2018 Image copyright Andrew Cowan Image caption The free products will be available in all of the parliament’s female toilets The Scottish Parliament has become the latest building to introduce free sanitary products for all staff and visitors. The move...
Commuters blamed for Salisbury free parking cut

Commuters blamed for Salisbury free parking cut

Commuters blamed for Salisbury free parking cut 14 May 2018 Image copyright PA Image caption Free parking was introduced to support businesses affected by the city centre closures and cordons Free parking to help businesses after the nerve agent attack in Salisbury...
Which? calls for a rethink over free ATM changes

Which? calls for a rethink over free ATM changes

Which? calls for a rethink over free ATM changes 2 May 2018 Image copyright PA An “urgent review” of proposed changes to the ATM network is needed to ensure people are not left isolated, according to Which? The consumer rights group claims proposals to...
Rhondda schoolgirls to get free sanitary products

Rhondda schoolgirls to get free sanitary products

Rhondda schoolgirls to get free sanitary products 19 April 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Free sanitary products will provided for all schoolgirls aged nine and over in Rhondda Cynon Taff after officials approved the scheme. The county borough council backed a...

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