Wiltshire MP criticises modern parenting

Devizes MP Claire Perry Credit: ITV Westcountry

A Wiltshire MP and government adviser on childhood says modern parenting is leaving children ill prepared for life ahead. Devizes MP Claire Perry says the lives of many youngsters are too organised while parents are also afraid to lay down the law.

Mrs Perry, who has three children, says much of the blame lies with mothers who project their own ambitions onto their offspring. More details here