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Parental Leave

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 3643, tabled on 17 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to introduce paid leave for parents with children who require neonatal care.

Answered on

25 May 2022

The Government recognises that parents of babies receiving neonatal care need extra support during some of the most difficult days of their lives.

The Government is committed to introducing Neonatal Leave and Pay to meet this need and will bring forward legislation when Parliamentary time allows.