Nursery place funding

WITH regards to Councillor Stephen Curran's nursery provision comments on Wednesday.

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I am a working parent and my daughter attends a partnership nursery in Maryhill.

She began receiving funding in April and I was informed in June that all funded places were being withdrawn as of August.

I cannot see how Councillor Curran can assert that "we want the best for each child in Glasgow and our process ensures we are delivering this".

The advice I received from them was that I should move my daughter from a high quality partnership nursery where she is settled and has formed strong bonds with the staff and other children in order to chase the funding that she is entitled to.

Early years and childcare funding should follow the child not the other way round.

Jennifer Gorevan

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Money spent in even keeping him in prison is too much.

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