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Question reference: S6W-10939

  • Asked by: Meghan Gallacher, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: 8 September 2022
  • Current status: Answered by Clare Haughey on 22 September 2022


To ask the Scottish Government how (a) local authorities and (b) partnership providers will be supported to understand the proposed change that will enable parents to access automatic deferral funding for early learning and childcare for four-year-olds.


Information about the change is available in the Joint Implementation Plan . Letters have been sent to local authorities and sector representative bodies to remind them of the upcoming change and encourage them to review local processes and communications. An evaluation of the pilot areas is ongoing and will inform discussions and advice in Spring 2023.