All Ofsted-registered early years care providers are required to follow the EYFS, including preschools, nurseries, reception classes, and of course, childminders.
Deregulation matters, but the impacts can be analysed to death, especially by those who wish to frustrate it.
Activists who want free termination up to birth have allowed what was meant to be an emergency measure during Covid to become a dangerous new normal.
Party activists could be forgiven for wondering if he would now rather have Starmer in Downing Street than Sunak.
The Government urgently needs to articulate a positive case to the public about regulatory reform.
The approach set out under the REUL Bill risked becoming a parochial and backward-looking distraction. EU regulation should be considered in conjunction with domestic rules and curent economic and social trends.
The key issue is the difference between EU codified law which prevents any action not permitted, and our common law, under which everything is permitted unless prohibited.
The longer this process takes, the more it will hang over the general election. Far better to enact reforms this year than let this issue drag on.
By stripping back the planned repeal of EU laws, she hopes to get the Bill royal assent as soon as possible, rather than see it bogged down in the House of Lords.
We propose a new fund providing competitive grants exclusively to micro and small charities, which often provide services in isolated communities. And regulations should be set proportionate to charity income.
A major target of Government policy in respect of the domestic and trade economy ought to be the rebalancing of our unsustainable balance of payments deficit.
Ease ratios for childminders, stop making small-time carers leap through educational hoops – and face up to the fact we need to build on greenfield sites.