Government extension grants parents more time to claim childcare costs through Universal Credit

Olivia Rook
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The early years sector warned that paying upfront childcare costs ‘does not work’ and urged the Government to provide better financial support for Universal Credit claimants.

Working parents and guardians can apply for up to £646.35 per month if they have one child, and those with two or more children can receive a maximum of £1,108.40.
Working parents and guardians can apply for up to £646.35 per month if they have one child, and those with two or more children can receive a maximum of £1,108.40.

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