§ Mr. Archer
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he has any plans to seek to bring child-minding within the ambit of legislation on the hours and conditions of children's employment.
§ Mrs. Currie
Childminders are required to be registered by local authorities under the Nurseries and Childminders Regulation Act 1948. It is not considered that a local authority would register a child aged under 16 as a childminder.