Bridget Phillipson Labour Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South
Away from Westminster, there are so many real challenges facing our country.
Soaring childcare costs are compounding the cost-of-living crisis putting increased pressure on families while pricing others out of parenting.
I’ve been out hearing from working and studying mothers and their kids today about the difference proper childcare makes to their lives.
Labour’s Children’s Recovery Plan would be investing in childcare right now to ensure every child gets new opportunities to learn, play and develop after the huge disruption of the pandemic.