Various questions relating to free Early Years provision and expansion: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002


Information requested

You asked :

1. What is the Scottish Government’s current projected annual spend for the expansion of free Early Years provision to 1140 hours over the 3 years from August 2020 (include the year up to August 2020 if appropriate) for:
a. Public Sector Provision
b. Voluntary Sector provision
c. Private Sector provision

2. How many additional jobs are currently expected to be created, as a result of the expansion of free Early Years provision, in:
a. Public Sector
b. Voluntary Sector
c. Private Sector

3. How many hours of free Early Years provision are currently projected to be taken up over the 3 years from August 2020 in:
a. Public Sector
b. Voluntary Sector
c. Private Sector

4. How many extra Early Years places are currently projected to be taken up over the 3 years from August 2020, as a result of the Early Years expansion, in:
a. Public Sector
b. Voluntary Sector
c. Private Sector

5. What is the current expected uptake of free Early Years places by SIMD decile?

Response

I enclose a copy of some of the information you requested.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have all the information youhave requested. The reasons why we don’t have the information are explained in the Annex.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.

FOI/201900005917 - Annex

FOI/201900005917 - Information released 1

Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

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