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Adoption (Leave, Pay and Allowance Arrangements) Bill

Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2010-12

Last updated: 1 May 2012 at 14:49

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Long title

A Bill to make provision to equalise leave, pay and allowance arrangements for adoptive parents with those of parents whose children are born to them; to equalise eligibility for adoption leave and pay with that of maternity leave and pay; to equalise the rates of pay for the first six weeks of maternity leave and adoption leave; to equalise the entitlement to allowances for self-employed adopters and self-employed mothers; and for connected purposes


Valerie Vaz
Walsall South

Current version of the Bill

19 January 2012

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