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Government Equalities Office: Behavioural Insights Team

Question for Women and Equalities

UIN 9966, tabled on 11 September 2017

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what services the Government Equalities Office has received from the Behavioural Insights Team since 2014.

Answered on

14 September 2017

The Government Equalities Office has contracted the Behavioural Improvement Team (BIT) to carry out research over the period from January 2017 until July 2018 into parental decision-making concerning the sharing of childcare responsibilities and return to work. As part of this project, the BIT is also designing interventions to test which factors encourage parents to equalise the gender balance of work and childcare responsibilities.

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Women and Equalities