STATUTORY PAID BEREAVEMENT LEAVE FOR ALL
I am delighted my cross-party work in 2018 resulted in the delivery of statutory paid bereavement leave for all parents who lose a child up to the age of 18, including my successful amendment to ensure this included those who experienced a stillbirth. This came into effect in April 2020.
However, as the pandemic continues, the time has come for statutory paid bereavement leave for all who lose a close family member. That is why I am urging the U.K. Government to support my Statutory Bereavement (Leave and Pay)Bill which will have its Second Reading in March. More details below 👇