1,733 of 5,000 signatures

To Mark McDonald, Scottish Government Childcare Minister

Petition text

Ensure all parents are entitled to the full two-years free childcare.

Why is this important?

Right now, parents in Scotland are meant to be entitled to two years free childcare. But if your child is born in the "wrong" month, you could get as little as 15 months of that.

Proper and affordable childcare is key to supporting new parents and reducing inequality. It’s time for the Scottish Government to fix this anomaly and make sure all parents are entitled to the full two-years free childcare.

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