HC Deb 22 July 1976 vol 915 cc543-4W
Q7. Mr. Robinson

asked the Prime Minister if he will define the responsibilities of the Secretary of State for Employment.

The Prime Minister

The Secretary of State for Employment is responsible for the work both of his Department and, within the terms of relevant legislation, of the commissions and agencies concerned with employment matters. These have a wide range of functions, including the development and administration of policies on manpower, industrial relations, incomes, training, safety and health at work, discrimination in employment on grounds of race or sex and administration of unemployment benefit.

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