Plans to allow new parents to share up to a year of leave from work after their child is born, have been announced by the Government today. The aim is to build stonger families, and promote a work-life balance.
But young parents in one London borough say the services they rely on now for support, are being earmarked for cuts. Liz Wickham reports from Lewisham.
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