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Should Families be able to Choose Who’s Left Holding the Baby?

In late November Nick Clegg announced plans which will enable new mothers and fathers to share leave - meaning men will be able to take almost a year off work.

The Deputy Prime Minister’s view is that the notion that women should stay at home to look after young children is ’an old fashioned assumption and Edwardian’. The proposals have been met with opposition from the coalition and have split the business community.

The new plans will mean that from April 2015,…

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