Leave them kids alone

Think tank: Adam Smith Institute

Author(s): Maxwell Marlow; Sofia Risino

April 1, 2023

This report from UK think tank the Adam Smith Institute looks at potential next steps on childcare reform.

The Adam Smith Institute’s latest policy briefing, written by Maxwell Marlow and Sofia Risino, suggests various childcare reforms aimed at cutting costs, boosting quality and increasing parental choice. These include: Ending £100,000 cliff edge; Easing informal childcare arrangements; Tax credits for work-based creches; Frontloading Universal Credit payments; Restructure the Free Early Education Entitlement Scheme; Increased training and qualifications subsidisation.