The Department for Education have released statistics on the number of 30 hours childcare codes issued and validated for the Autumn term.
The percentage of codes that have been validated has risen by nearly 20% since statistics were first published on 5 September.
MPs will be debating the 'effects of 30 hours free childcare' this afternoon in Westminster Hall from 3pm. PACEY's Chief Executive, Liz Bayram will be speaking at a lobby event beforehand organised by shadow early years minister Tracy Brabin MP.
You can follow the debate live or follow us on Twitter where we will be live tweeting from the event.