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Mark Williams highlights the benefit of Government’s childcare scheme on Welsh families

Ceredigion's Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has highlighted the positive impact the Government's new childcare scheme will have on families in Wales, in a debate in Parliament last week.

The scheme, announced by the Government earlier this year, will mean parents receive up to £1,200 per child in childcare costs. This will benefit around 2,200 working families in Ceredigion.

Commenting following the debate, Mark Williams said:

'This scheme will make a big difference to many families' finances, saving money on childcare and allowing parents the opportunity to work. This scheme will benefit around 110,000 families in Wales to the value of £1bn, and will ensure that it pays to work - rather than the current situation whereby many families have to spend a huge amount on childcare costs. This is good for families, and good for our economy.

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