** SENT ON BEHALF OF THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT **
As part of the consultation on the expansion of early learning and childcare in Scotland the Scottish Government wants to hear the views of parents and carers and is running a series of Ministerial engagement events with parents in December. This includes an event in Aberdeen at 6pm on Monday 12th December. More information can be found at: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/People/Young-People/early-years/ELCTrials/ELCconsultation.
The Scottish Government is also working with stakeholders to organise a series of smaller targeted engagement events across the country in December and January.
The consultation A Blueprint for 2020: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare in Scotland was launched on 15th October and runs until 9th January 2017.
More information on the consultation is available at: https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/creating-positive-futures/expansion-of-early-learning-and-childcare.”