Frequently Asked Questions - Could an independent Scotland provide childcare at a reasonable cost?
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Yes. The current Scottish Government proposes a transformation in early years learning and childcare provision. Independence will give us the opportunity to invest more in the supply of services, rather than subsidising demand. This is the approach adopted in the most successful countries and will ensure resources are spent most effectively, and make childcare more affordable for all.
Source: Scotland's Future, Scottish Government, November 2013.