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star this property answer date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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less than 2018-11-06T16:35:16.408Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-06T16:35:16.408Z
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star this property hansard heading Parental Leave remove filter
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star this property identifier 188224 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-20T16:43:25.83Z
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what information his Department holds on the average amount of parental leave taken by (a) women and (b) men in (i) England, (ii) London and (iii) the London Borough of Lewisham in each of the last five years. more like this
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2017/19 more like this
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star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft more like this
star this property title House of Commons Tabled Parliamentary Question 2017/19 188224 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The most recent official data on average length of family-related leave taken by parents is from the Maternity and Paternity Rights Survey in 2009, which collected data from parents of children born in 2008 across Great Britain.</p><p>This shows that in 2008,</p><ul><li>mothers took an average of 39 weeks of maternity leave, up from 32 weeks in 2006.</li><li>amongst fathers who took some paternity leave, 16% took more than two weeks, 50% took two weeks and 34% took less than two weeks of leave.</li></ul><p>This does not contain information on average weeks of unpaid Parental Leave, nor of Shared Parental Leave which was introduced in 2015.</p><p>Information on the amount of leave taken at the regional or local level is not available.</p><p>The full Maternity and Paternity Rights Survey 2009/10 Research Report can be found here:</p><p>https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/214367/rrep777.pdf</p><p>We are currently evaluating the Shared Parental Leave and Pay schemes. As a part of this, we are commissioning a new survey which will provide updated information. Subject to the progress of data collection, we anticipate publishing findings in Summer 2019.</p>
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star this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this