HC Deb 23 June 1977 vol 933 c564W
19. Mr. Thorne

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what percentage of total number of firms and employers have so far signed a declaration to observe fair employment practices.

Mr. Concannon

Fifty-six per cent. of all firms and employers who have been identified as currently eligible to do so, being within the scope of the Fair Employment Act (Northern Ireland) 1976, have signed the declaration of commitment to equality of opportunity for which that Act provides.

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