The creation of a Family Centre pursuant to s.115 Children Act 2009 at which parents and children and others may attend for occupational, social, cultural, recreational activities or to receive advice, guidance or counselling. A first stop, accessible, free multi- information advice centre for families in need of help. This is a statutory provision which has no effect as there is no designated building/ Family Centre which currently offers the community easy access to many areas of family/ other support e.g. parenting, budgeting, rehabilitation, reconciliation, etc.
Introduce Parental Leave - remove maternity and paternity leave. Both parents can then decide how to allocate their time between them according to their family’s needs.
Review of maternity leave as an ongoing project. Maternity leave and maternity benefits to be reviewed.