15 hours free childcare if parent does not work for UK company

Hi,
Does anyone know if a parent who works remotely in England, for a US company, is eligible for the 15 hours free childcare for a 3-4 year old child? All I can see in the regs (if I’m looking at the right regs) is that the parent must need the childcare to be able to work, must have a NINO (unless resident & in paid work in another EEA state), must expect to earn the relevant threshold and must not earn more than £100k annually (with the exception for critical workers for Covid). As it doesn’t specifically state anywhere (that I can find) that the work must be for a UK company, presumably if the client is working remotely for a US company, they are entitled to the free childcare if they meet the other conditions. Can anyone confirm if that’s correct please?
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