New leave rights 'will help women'

Press Association
Nick Clegg
Nick Clegg

New rights to share leave with the father of their new-born child will help stop women feeling they have to choose between having a career or a baby, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said.

The Government is publishing the final details of a significant shake-up which it hopes will, at the same time, cater for a growing desire by men to play a more hands-on role in a baby's first months.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%