Part-time work is a matter of free choice

Prof Philip Booth speaks to BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour

A Resolution Foundation report out today suggests that working women are paying a high price for motherhood. Speaking to BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour, Prof Philip Booth, Editorial Director at the IEA, says working part-time is a matter of free choice in the labour market. He says he is concerned about calls for more childcare subsidies or labour market regulations, which place burdens on employers and taxpayers.

Listen here (starts at 0:28:51)

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