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Play Wales’ 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.

Our response

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.

Download Play Wales’ draft response

We would like to ensure that our response most effectively reflects the views of our membership and constituency and are seeking your comments.

If you would like to comment on our response, please send your feedback by email by 7 March 2019. 

Your comments will inform our final response. This will be available on our website by 13 March 2019. 

More information about the call for evidence