Sue Robb of 4Children talks to Julie Laughton and Alison Britton from the Department for Education about the role of childminders in delivering the 30 hours free entitlement.
Following the recent General Election, Prime Minister Theresa May has retained Sajid Javid as Minister for Communities and Local Government.
Philip Hammond, Boris Johnson and Amber Rudd have also kept their positions as Chancellor, Foreign Secretary and Home Secretary.
Other notable ministers to have retained their cabinet positions include Jeremy Hunt as Health Secretary, Chris Grayling as Transport Secretary, Karen Bradley as Culture Secretary and Justine Greening as Education Secretary.
Former Education Secretary Michael Gove, unsuccessful in his Conservative leadership bid in 2016, has also been reappointed to the May’s cabinet, replacing Andrea Leadsom as Environment Secretary, with Leadsom becoming the new Leader of the Commons.
David Liddington has replaced Liz Truss as Justice Secretary, while Damien Green has moved from Works and Pensions Secretary to First Secretary of State, marking perhaps the best promotion among the slight reshuffle.
The world’s first fully-electric, rear-loading refuse collection vehicle (RCV) – the Li-On Power Pro – has been launched by Geesinknorba, offering major savings on emissions and running costs.
Sarah Hughes, chief executive of the Centre for Mental Health, looks at mental health in the workplace and how to work towards long-term change