Women's Health

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:53 am on 10th June 1988.

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Photo of Ms Jo Richardson Ms Jo Richardson , Barking 11:53 am, 10th June 1988

I follow the hon. Lady's argument—and I apologise for being absent from the Chamber for a few minutes—but does she agree that the introduction of the concept of parental leave, whereby both partners would statutorily be allowed to take time off work, would encourage more men to take more interest and responsibility in home care?