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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Children and Families Act 2014

Children and Families Act 2014 Committee
Children and Families Act 2014

Monday 20 June 2022

Start times: 3.00pm (private) 3.15pm (public)


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The Committee takes evidence on employment rights

The Committee will hear from campaigners, charities and experts about shared parental leave and statutory shared parental pay

 

Meeting details

At 3.00pm: Private discussion
Inquiry Children and Families Act 2014
At 3.15pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Children and Families Act 2014
Founder at Pregnant Then Screwed
Campaigner at Parental Pay Equality
At 4.15pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Children and Families Act 2014
Senior Policy Advisor at Institute of Directors
CEO at Working Families

Likely question topics include:

  • Take-up of shared parental leave and statutory shared parental pay
  • The effect of shared parental leave and statutory shared parental pay on families and employers 
  • Replacing shared parental leave with extended paternity leave
  • Rights for adoptive parents and kinship carers 
  • The impact of the right to request flexible working arrangements on employees and employers
  • The effect of the pandemic on take-up of flexible working
  • The extension of flexible working rights 
  • International examples of statutory rights supporting parents in the workplace 

Further Information

Location

Room 3, Palace of Westminster

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