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Parental Leave

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL4755, tabled on 16 January 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Henley on 9 January (HL Deb, cols 109–110), when they expect to complete the evaluation of shared parental leave; and whether they will invite stakeholders, including interested voluntary organisations, to submit evidence to the evaluation.

Answered on

23 January 2018

We have started to evaluate the Shared Parental Leave and Pay schemes and will gather and analyse information from a wide variety of sources.

Subject to the progress of data collection, we anticipate publishing findings in spring 2019.