How PACEY works with government

We work with government to represent our members' views and ensure children get the best start in life.

From campaigning on ratios and regulations, to responding to government consultations, PACEY works with national and local government in England and Wales to help shape and influence early years policy.

We're also commissioned by local and national government to provide services to early years professionals, including training for childminders and promoting childcare as a profession. And we offer a specific package of support to local childcare providers through local authorities.

Sam Gyimah meeting children in PACEY's Starting School Together project. January 2016.

“It was a pleasure to meet these hard-working childminders, hear their experiences and talk to them about what we’re doing to help them to thrive.”

Sam Gyimah, MP, Minister for Childcare, speaking after meeting PACEY childminders in February 2015.

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