- News comes as Asda unveils the first in a series of special Mumdex reports in the run up to the 2015 election tracking the mood of the nation’s mums
- The new series of reports will look at mums’ views of their lives in the UK today, the biggest pressures facing their families and what they feel Government should do to help
- As few as one in 10 mums feel politicians have their best interests at heart
- 81% of mums say policies addressing the cost of living would impact where their pen lands at the polls
With one year to go until the 2015 general election, Asda’s latest Mumdex report, which was unveiled at the Houses of Parliament today (8th May), has for the first time revealed the value of mums’ vast, yet hidden, contribution to the UK economy.
The report, which polls over 11,000 mums, found that the hours of unpaid work and care carried out by mums up and down the country amounts to £37.2 billion a year – equivalent to the country’s annual defence budget.Read more and see full report