On Thursday 12th October early years ministers debated the impact of the newly introduced 30 hours free funding scheme. The debate was called by Ruth George MP and both Robert Goodwill MP and Tracy Brabin MP spoke at length to set out their own views of the success of the scheme. You can watch the debate on Parliament tv by following this link. Nursery World have written at length about the debate in their magazine today. You can read their article here: Minister says providers are 'up for it' in 30 hours debate. If want to talk about the debate or share some of your own setting's experiences then you can do so on this thread.