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Extending parental leave for dads

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Friday 29th November 2013

The government’s plans to give men the chance to take up to 50 weeks of paternity leave are mystifying. Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg is due to announce today that new mums and dads will be able to split the entitlement to take time off work after the birth of their child. Mr Clegg, who took an extended period of paternity leave when his first son was born, has criticised ...keep reading