Budget and childcare

At the next budget, the National Women's Council should be told that it's not the role of the taxpayer to babysit their children.

26th November, 2005

At the next budget, the National Women's Council should be told that it's not the role of the taxpayer to babysit their children.

Its wish to subsidise creches locks into place a system that is financially against stay-at-home parents already suffering from high house prices. Also, the level of childcare in Europe is irrelevant.

Europe has generally failed to reach a sustainable birth rate.

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