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Couples who pay more for childcare than mortgage

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MEDIA: christinaq Wed 12-Mar-14 16:01:14

I'm looking for couples in their late 30s/40s who pay more for childcare costs than they do their mortgage. It's for a national newspaper feature, in light of last week's news that many parents are paying more for childcare in a year than the average annual mortgage bill.

I'd need people who are willing to be identified and pictured, I will read back your interview to you before it goes to press to ensure you're happy with it and you'll be paid £150 on publication.

If you're interested in finding out more, my email address is

Thank you for reading.

Best wishes,
Christina Quaine
Freelance journalist

TinyDiamond Thu 13-Mar-14 23:01:24

How come they have to be that age? We are in that situation but only in 20s. We would not be happy to be photographed for this but I know a friend who might be.
She is only 29 though. But her husband is 42. Would they still qualify for your age range?
In fact I know a handful of people in this situation where the childcare is costing more than their rent per month too. Pretty common.

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