HC Deb 05 February 1985 vol 72 cc489-90W
54. Mr. Corbyn

asked the Secretary of State for Employment when he next expects to meet the new European Economic Community Commissioner with responsibility for employment to discuss measures to reduce unemployment.

Mr. Peter Bottomley

My right hon. Friend expects to meet Commissioners Pfeiffer and Sutherland at an informal meeting of Social Affairs Ministers on 8 February. At the meeting there will he a discussion on the creation of new employment opportunities resulting from the modernisation of industry and the introduction of new technology.