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    childcare help

    one partner working full time earns 27k
    second is at uni full time

    only child will be 3 years old before 31st dec and I'm asking if from january they will qualify for 15 hours a week free childcare?

    and has the autumn statement made or will make any difference to this?


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    The government had previously said it would give further support for childcare costs.
    The chancellor announced 30 hours of free childcare for three and four-year-olds will be available from 2017 in England, but only to parents working more than 16 hours and who each earn £100,000 or less.
    Many parents already get a free 15 hours of childcare for three and four-year-olds.

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    There has been no change. So if you are eligible, and it sounds that you may be, you should the 15 hours.
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