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Paternity leave & shared parenting: Labour boldly opens door marked ‘Do not open’ – the latest WorkFlex Blog

Published: 2 Feb 2015

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The latest Workflex blog, written by Richard Dunstan in now available on our blog pages.

There must have been much tooth-grinding among Liberal Democrat ministers and MPs on  Monday morning, as Labour leader Ed Miliband garnered acres of advance media coverage for a speech in which, it was reported, he would commit a Labour government to doubling statutory paternity leave, from two to four weeks. For, not only did the Liberal Democrats adopt an arguably more impressive pledge to treble paternity leave to six weeks as long ago as October, but – as far as I can tell – Miliband delivered no such speech on Monday….Read more