‘Oi Clegg, as long as fathers have to ask for paternity leave, we’ll never bother’ – The Telegraph

Responding to calls from UK Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, ‘for radical change to create equal opportunities in our parental leave system‘, this comment piece argues that until men have an automatic statutory right for parental leave there will not be widespread change in habits of childcare and working patterns.

The author notes his feeling of guilt as he leaves his wife to look after a new born child, but also that he fears a request by him for parental leave would be refused and, ultimately, damage his career prospects.

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