Council-run school holiday club cost rise ‘appalling’

The cost of council-run school Discount Holidays © holiday clubs has increased by nearly 70% this year, according to a charity. The Family and Childcare Trust (FCT) said the increase in Wales between 2014 and 2015 is far larger than rises in England and Scotland. Welsh councils said they are “working hard to support families in need of childcare, including during the summer holidays”.

One parent described the increase as “appalling”.

Jordan Davies reports.

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