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How young is too young to leave your child at home on their own?

Despite the fact that the law does not specify an exact age, new figures show that over 500 parents in England and Wales were arrested last year for neglect with the youngest child being just six weeks old, and the oldest, 15.

Today we speak to two mums with two very opposing views - Natasha Harding, who regularly left her five-year-old son at home unattended, and Angela Epstein who is disgusted by anyone who leaves a child alone and says it is tantamount to abuse and neglect.

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