Childcare voucher changes delayed after Commons debate

Childcare voucher changes delayed after Commons debate
 

Labour has pushed the government into agreeing to a six-month extension of the workplace childcare voucher system after using a parliamentary procedure to force a vote on a series of changes that ministers had hoped to put in place by directive.
However, as expected, the government won a vote on a parallel opposition motion that would have halted the imposition of an earnings threshold for free school meals.
The delay on the abolition of childcare vouchers, which Labour whips were predicting could lead to the policy being abandoned altogether, is another example of the party using Commons... read more

 
13 March 2018 in Politics, Views: 51
Source: Guardian
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