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The role of informal childcare: a synthesis and critical review of the evidence

Caroline Bryson, Mike Brewer, Luke Sibieta and Sarah Butt
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'Informal childcare' refers to childcare provided by grandparents, other relatives, friends and neighbours. This study combined a literature review with secondary analysis to draw together good quality evidence on the subject of informal childcare, and to highlight the gaps in that evidence.

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