Care leave for grandparents urged

Press Association
Portrait of happy grandparents with their grandchildren sitting outdoors
Portrait of happy grandparents with their grandchildren sitting outdoors

Grandparents should be entitled to take unpaid leave from work because of the growing numbers looking after their grandchildren, a new report has urged.

Research for the TUC showed that almost three out of five grandparents provided regular childcare, mainly so that the child's parents could work without having to pay costly nursery fees.
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