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Is working at Westminster family friendly? See the results of our survey of MPs about juggling politics and family life.

Vince Cable webchat

Vince Cable

Webchat: Business secretary Vince Cable answered your questions on everything from flexible parental leave to whether he'd trust George Osborne to water his plants.