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Laura Farris

Conservative - Newbury

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Home Affairs Committee (since March 2020)


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Matt Hancock (Conservative) Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (13 debate interactions) View debates with Matt Hancock Boris Johnson (Conservative) Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service (4 debate interactions) View debates with Boris Johnson Rishi Sunak (Conservative) Chancellor of the Exchequer (4 debate interactions) View debates with Rishi Sunak View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant Newbury Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
238,884
Petition Closed

Extend maternity leave by 3 months with pay in light of COVID-19

Gov Responded - 14 May 2020 Debated on - 5 Oct 2020 View Laura Farris's petition debate contributions
20 Oct 2020
closed 1 month, 1 week ago

In light of the recent outbreak and lock down, those on maternity leave should be given 3 extra months paid leave, at least. This time is for bonding and social engaging with other parents and babies through baby groups which are vital for development and now everything has been cancelled.


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Commons initiatives

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Laura Farris has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting