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Parental Leave

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 159, tabled on 21 June 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will commission research to determine the take-up of shared parental leave; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

26 June 2017

We will evaluate Shared Parental Leave in 2018. We anticipate commissioning survey work to measure take-up as part of this evaluation.

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