I’ve been speaking at the NDNA Annual Conference and of course the burning question is: “What will our exit from the European Union mean for early years policy?”
Just over a year ago, at the time of the general election, the future of childcare policy was up in the air. Here we are again and much sooner than expected.
The possibilities of another general election or at least a radically different government are very real.
But equally, the outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron has said that they will continue delivering manifesto pledges and we can expect the momentum of 30 hours free childcare and the pilots to continue.
Current EU trade, regulatory and migration rules will continue to apply at least until Britain’s exit deal is completed over the next two years. Substantial…