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Royal Rules Against Paternity Leave? Why Didn’t Prince William Take It After Prince Louis' Birth?

Date May 10, 2018 12:01

In 2015, new rights came into effect, thus allowing parents to share birth leave. It says they might have up to 50 weeks of leave. 37 of them are paid, and it’s possible to share them between the parents. And it seemed Prince William has decided to take advantage of it.

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However, Prince William did appear in public just two days after his son was born. He attended the Anzac Day service at Westminster Abbey. It seemed to be a one-time thing, but the following day he was present at the opening of the Greenhouse Sports Centre in London.

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What is more, he appeared at the reopening of the major transport hub at London Bridge Station on Wednesday.

This time, with the birth of Prince Louis, everything is a bit different, as Prince William didn’t announce him taking some time off as it was with Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Instead, the palace speaks about the Duchess of Cambridge being on her maternity leave until autumn.

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Apparently, there are lots of things to do before the big wedding, and such a luxury as a few weeks off isn’t attainable for Prince William right now. He is a senior working royal and steps in for those absent members of the royal family.

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