HC Deb 20 February 1979 vol 963 cc107-8W
Mr. Frank R. White

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what discussions, reports and recommendations have been made by his Department regarding the problems of working women and women who would like to work relative to greater equal employment opportunities for these women.

Mr. John Grant

The Department is firmly committed to a policy of equal opportunity for women in, or seeking, employment and training. This policy is an integral part of any recommendations, reports or discussions in which the Department is involved.

Advice on the application of the policy is given by the Advisory Committee on Women's Employment which I chair and which includes people nominated by the main political parties, the CBI, the TUC and other interested bodies and the chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission.