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Parental leave policies from Conservative and Lib Dems

On Friday, Nick Clegg is expected to give more details on the government's plans to increase the flexibility of parental leave.

It was in the original coalition agreement - but some small businesses and Tory MPs worry ministers may go too far in allowing parents to switch between who stays home and who goes back to work in the early months of their children's lives.

David Thompson spoke to Conservative MP Brian Binley, Lib Dem Lorely Burt and Matthew Jaffa from the Federation of Small Businesses.

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  • 28 Nov 2013
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