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The State's frontline workers are "our heroes at this time", and the Government has a duty to "make life as easy for them as possible", and must introduce the long promised childcare scheme.
It is a difficult time for our community, but life will return to normal, now is a good time to look forward and make choices to help yourself get new skills, up-skill or re-skill and be ready for a changed landscape.
Many childcare providers will be excluded under the Department of Children and Youth Affairs' new scheme to protect workers in the sector, while creches risk getting very little funding, or no funding at all.
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs Anne Rabbitte says stop gap measures need to be considered by Government to prevent an exodus of childcare workers over the next number of months.
Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Anne Rabbitte has expressed her complete shock that Minister Katherine Zappone was unaware of the huge issues facing childcare providers in terms of business costs.
The €54 million announced for childcare in Budget 2020 is a "severe underinvestment" that will keep childcare services "grossly unaffordable".
Athlone entrepreneur, Regina Bushell, was a keynote speaker as Seas Suas, the representative body for early learning and care providers, held its annual conference in the Sheraton Athlone Hotel on Saturday last.
Government consultations about providing subsidies for those using childminders are concerned with the needs of families, but "purely concerned with the tax take" this could yield.
A new funding scheme for childcare is in danger of "disproportionately going to those who are better off", while at the same time "hurting families" who live in "the areas of highest deprivation".
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