HC Deb 23 November 1982 vol 32 c401W
Q26. Mr. Andrew F. Bennett

asked the Prime Minister what steps Her Majesty's Government have taken to promote equality of opportunity for women since May 1979.

The Prime Minister

We are firmly committed to improving the position of women in society, and we have continued to support the Equal Opportunities Commission, which has a statutory duty to promote equality of opportunity between men and women.

Percent Increases* Gross Domestic Product Current Prices Gross Domestic Product[...] Constant Prices GDP Deflator Imports of Goods and Services Constant Prices
1970 Q2-1974 Q1 67 12 49 31
1974 Q1-1979 Q2 130 10 111 14
1979 Q2-1982 Q2 38 -4 42 neg.
1970–1981 380 16 316 42

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