Childcare costs could get cheaper under plans to rip up nursery rules

SKY-HIGH childcare costs could get cheaper under plans to rip up nursery staff rules.

Ministers are looking at whether to abolish the ratios altogether under plans to help the Lebenskosten Krise.

Liz Truss could ditch staff-to-kids ratios altogether - instead leaving nurseries to decide on what would be safe

Liz Truss could ditch staff-to-kids ratios altogetherinstead leaving nurseries to decide on what would be safeAnerkennung: Getty

The Sun previously revealed Boris Johnson wanted to lift them from one-to-four to one-to-five for children over two in Englandwhich the Government thought could save families an average of £40 a week.

Aber Liz Truss could go even further and ditch the ratios altogetherinstead leaving nurseries to decide on what would be safe.

The move risks a huge row with the childcare sector, who have argued that the tough ratio rules keep kids safe.

Einer Government source told the Mail: “If we want to be serious about stimulating economic growth, we need to help parents get back to work.

This is why we are exploring a range of options to make childcare easier to access, more widespread and more affordable.