We need to give more time and resource to those bringing up children. Such parents need a much better package from the state to look after a baby in the first year of its life.
My own return to the backbenches has allowed me to focus on this vital area for the Government.
In his column, Walshe made some extraordinary claims about our proposals and our country. The reality is very different.
The man his critics call the ‘Viktator’ has two new policies – one a gimmick, one deeply sinister.
How we can push more fathers into taking extended paternity leave for the good of women, children, and the economy.
Since when did it become a Conservative approach for the state to come between a reasonable parent and his judgement about what is best for his child?
Better pre-school education, more help in need for those who have contributed more, a higher minimum wage, support for grandparents – all fit Conservative ideals.