LIVE: E-petition debate relating to funding and affordability of childcare – 13 September 2021

The Petitions Committee has scheduled a debate on a petition relating to funding and affordability of childcare. Catherine McKinnell MP, Chair of the Petitions Committee, will open the debate. Vicky Ford MP, a Minister at the Department for Education, will respond for the Government. Read the petition: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/586700 Find petitions you agree with, and sign them: https://petition.parliament.uk/ What are petitions debates? Petitions debates are ‘general’ debates which allow MPs from all parties to discuss the important issues raised by one or more petitions, and put their concerns to Government Ministers. Stay up-to-date Follow the Committee on Twitter for real-time updates on its work: https://www.twitter.com/hocpetitions Thumbnail image ©UK Parliament / Jessica Taylor