Financial review of early learning and childcare in Scotland: the current landscape

Publication type

Parliamentary Paper

Publication date


This report draws together the available information on the early learning and childcare system in Scotland, with a focus on provision of the funded entitlement to 600 hours. It summarises the range of published data on early learning and childcare provision and provides an overview of the costs and expenditure of providing the funded entitlement and reports on data collections from both local government and from the private and not for profit sectors.




Education, Child Development, Economics, Public Policy, Finance and Caregiving