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Childcare costs up by £5 a week

Average childcare costs across England, Scotland and Wales rose by £5 a week (or 6%) per child in a year, according to the Daycare Trust’s annual survey.

The report, based on figures submitted by Family Information Services, says average weekly costs of care for children of all ages rose from £85.93 per child in 2011 to £90.97 in 2012.

The average full-time nursery place for a child under two cost £11,000 a year.

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