To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to Table 7 in Shared Parental Leave and Pay Administration Consultation – Impact Assessment (BIS/13/651), published in February 2013, what recent estimate his Department has made of the maximum number of new fathers eligible to take statutory shared parental leave each year.
25 October 2021
The Government is currently undertaking an evaluation of the Shared Parental Leave and Pay scheme.
This evaluation will include an assessment of both the numbers of fathers who are eligible for Shared Parental Leave and the number of fathers who have taken Shared Parental Leave in recent years. We intend to publish our findings in due course.