CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 51
Plain English recommendation
Assess the impact on children’s rights of funding cuts for childcare and family support.
Review family support policies to make childcare services available to everyone in need.
Original UN recommendation
The Committee recommends that the State party and the devolved governments conduct a rigorous child rights impact assessment of the recent reduction of funding for childcare and family support and adjust the family support policy in order to make childcare services available to all those who need it.
Date of UN examination
UN article number
18 (parental responsibilities; state assistance), 26 (social security), 27 adequate standard of living)