Parents will be able to share up to a year's leave to look after newborn children under new reforms announced by the Deputy Prime Minister.
Nick Clegg said that from 2015 the UK will move to a new system of flexible parental leave as part of a huge shake-up.
ITV News Political Correspondent Libby Weiner reports.
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