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Time, Health and the Family 2012

What working families want

Working families have never been higher on the agenda. Seen by policy makers as a crucial foundation stone in the cohesion of society and the economy, ‘hard-working families’ are never far from the headlines and government initiatives. But does the picture so broadly painted in national debates match the reality of work and family life for families in the UK today? This survey and report looks at some of the issues that families face around working time and family time, and what it really is like trying to combine both.

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