Play Wales’ final response to Welsh Government call for evidence
The Welsh Government is calling for evidence about current exemptions to The Childminding and Daycare Exceptions (Wales) Order 2010. This call for evidence reflects concerns voiced by the sector that provision operating as childcare or playwork may use the exemptions to avoid registration.
For registered Daycare, which includes playwork provision, the exemptions currently refer to settings that offer sports, tuition, arts and cultural activities. The Welsh Government wants to know the potential impact of these exemptions and is calling for the views of local authorities, parents, providers and other organisations.
Play Wales welcomes the opportunity to respond to this call for evidence. Our response is informed by our experience in supporting the playwork sector and regular inquiries from providers.
You may wish to use our response to inform your own response to the call for evidence.