§ Mrs. Clwyd
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment whether, in the light of the recommendations of the Women's National Commission, he will drop his proposals regarding employment protection rights for part-timers and pregnant women; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Nicholls
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State and I met the Women's National Commission on 5 November to discuss these proposals. We will be considering carefully the points they put.