Decision details

Expansion of funded childcare offer from April 2024

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The intention of this Cabinet paper is to consider the expansion of funded childcare from April 2024 and support our longer term vision of working with Early Years settings to ensure there is sufficient childcare available for children in Dorset for working families and those in education or training.


That the approach to the expansion of funded childcare offer from April 2024 be adopted.


Reason for the decision


To ensure compliance with statutory duties and any subsequent related statutory guidance to ensure there was sufficient childcare for working families.


Publication date: 08/11/2023

Date of decision: 07/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 07/11/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 16/11/2023

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