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1

6 factors suppressing BR

Late marriages
Reconstituted families
Single parents
Frequent births outside of marriage
Women pursuing careers
State benefits = don't need children to care for them in future

2

Aims of policy

- Gov wanted to increase BR and allow women to pursue careers with good support for children

3

What guaranteed the policy would be successful?

Other European countries had improved childcare and there had been a directly increase in fertility rate

4

How much is the payment of couples have 3rd child?

Up to £1064

5

How long is maternity leave for 3rd child and how much pay?

40 weeks on near full pay

6

What increased the purchasing power of 3 child families?

Family allowances

7

How much of a reduction on public transport? What was this card called?

30% reduction for 3 child families

'Carte Famille Nombreuse'

8

6 other aspects of policy

- Generous maternity grants
- 100% mortgage and preferential treatment in allocating 3 bedrooms council flats
- Tax benefits until youngest reaches 18
- Pension scheme for mothers
- Provision of crèches and day nurseries
- Nursing mothers encouraged to work part time or take weekly day off

9

3 successes of policy

- Highest FR in Europe 2.01 in 2014
- Near replacement level = steady population
- FR for Europe only 1.58 and Italy 1.4

10

How did gov make daycare cheaper?

Subsidised it for children under 3

11

Date

2005