Cookies: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our site. By continuing to use the site you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more
House of Commons Hansard
Extension of paid maternity leave due to COVID-19
01 September 2020
Volume 679

The petition of residents of the constituency of Belfast East,

Declares that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on and has led to increased cases of social isolation, and that new mothers on maternity leave have been particularly affected.

The petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons urge the Government to extend paid maternity leave by three months.

And the petitioners remain, etc.—[Presented by Gavin Robinson, Official Report, 21 July 2020; Vol. 678, c. 2119.]