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How would you fix London?

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By Prospect Team   December 2013

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Read John McDermott’s analysis of the capital, and why he thinks it is vital that there is more London for everyone

The Motherhood Penalty Mothers in the capital with dependent children have an employment rate of 53 per cent, compared to 65 per cent for those across the UK. The costs of going back to work after maternity leave simply do not outweigh the benefits of staying at home. This is hardly surprising given that average annual childcare bill in the capital is a staggering £14,000—significantly higher than the…

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