Bringing up the £200K baby: What Would Borgen Do?

Childcare costs more expensive than Eton” screams the Daily Torygraph headline.

Never mind Eton, nursery fees maxing out at a whopping £42K a year, with an average of £11K, are now way beyond the reach of anyone on the minimum wage – the very people most in need of affordable childcare.

Now, here in Our Green and Pleasant Land, we like to think of ourselves as a pretty decent bunch, really. So why is it that, as soon as someone’s over a barrel – someone else can be sure to waste no time in finishing them off completely? Continue reading