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Extend the entitlement to leave for unpaid carers to one week

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We will extend the entitlement to leave for unpaid carers, the majority of whom are women, to a week.

Conservative Party Manifesto 2019, p.39

Our verdict

  • This is a promise to give people with caring responsibilities an entitlement to an additional week of unpaid leave.
  • The government conducted a consultation from March to August 2020, seeking views on the impact of the policy and how it should be implemented.
  • The consultation is evidence of continued commitment to fulfilment of this policy, so we consider it ‘in progress’.

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