Early day motion 2581

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WOMEN AND JOB SHARING

That this House welcomes the Capability Jane/Working Families report published in December 2011 entitled Job Sharing at a Senior Level: Making it Work; notes that the expectation of working long hours can clash with employees' family commitments which can be detrimental to both employees and organisations; further notes the particular effect this has on women in the workplace with 80 per cent. of highly qualified women wishing to work part-time; is pleased that leading global corporations have supported ground-breaking research into job sharing as a way of reversing the female brain drain and empowering more women to progress into senior roles; and hopes that this report will bring this issue to the attention of the Government in order that it may consider it in the context of female parliamentary representation and the wider constitutional and political reform agenda.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 11.01.2012
Burt, Lorely Liberal Democrats Solihull 17.01.2012
Campbell, Menzies Liberal Democrats North East Fife 27.02.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 17.01.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 12.01.2012
Farron, Tim Liberal Democrats Westmorland and Lonsdale 25.01.2012
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 19.01.2012
Gilbert, Stephen Liberal Democrats St Austell and Newquay 18.01.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 17.01.2012
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 31.01.2012
Huppert, Julian Liberal Democrats Cambridge 16.01.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 20.01.2012
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 01.02.2012
Malhotra, Seema Labour Party Feltham and Heston 28.02.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 12.01.2012
Munt, Tessa Liberal Democrats Wells Somerset 18.01.2012
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 17.01.2012
Owen, Albert Labour Party Ynys Môn 18.01.2012
Rogerson, Dan Liberal Democrats North Cornwall 20.01.2012
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 18.01.2012
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 16.01.2012
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 11.01.2012
Williams, Roger Liberal Democrats Brecon and Radnorshire 11.01.2012
Willott, Jenny Liberal Democrats Cardiff Central 16.01.2012