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These initiatives were driven by Baroness Pitkeathley, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.
MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.
Baroness Pitkeathley has not been granted any Urgent Questions
Baroness Pitkeathley has not been granted any Adjournment Debates
Baroness Pitkeathley has not introduced any legislation before Parliament
Baroness Pitkeathley has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting
The Government has consulted on proposals for a statutory right to carer’s leave, including the benefits for both employers and employees. The Government response to this consultation was published in September 2021 and included an assessment of the consultation findings.
The legislative programme for the next parliamentary session will be set out at the Queen’s Speech.
Applications for the return of a child wrongfully removed or wrongfully retained away from the UK are made to the court in the country where the child has been taken or retained. All EU member states are party to the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention and the UK continues to operate the Convention with them through the Central Authorities which transmit applications. This position was not changed by the UK’s exit from the EU.