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Mr. Harry Cohen accordingly presented a Bill to introduce a statutory right to a period of parental leave for working parents of young children; to make provision for the establishment of a parental leave fund for the reimbursement of payment made during parental leave; and for connected purposes. And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 27 March and to be printed. [Bill 71.]
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Is it in order for the hon. Member for Northampton, North (Mr. Marlow) and the hon. Member for Crawley (Mr. Soames) to behave in a child-like and imbecile manner while my hon. Friend was trying to introduce his Bill to improve the lot of the children of Britain?