Fears Tipp childcare facilities not signing up for new government scheme

It’s claimed that Tipperary Childcare providers aren’t signing up to the government’s new Affordable Childcare Scheme due to the high levels of bureaucracy involved.

Concerned parents are being told that their child minders can’t afford to take on the enormous administrative burden needed to implement the Scheme.

Tipp Independent TD Mattie McGrath is calling on the Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone to sort out the problems crèches are facing so the scheme can be implemented.

Deputy McGrath says at the moment it’s an unworkable shambles…