§ Mrs. Fyfe
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list(a) the proportion of working time allocated to his departmental equal opportunities officer for equal opportunities duties, (b) the other duties carried out by that officer, (c) the proportion, and the amount, of the departmental budget allocated to equal opportunities work, (d) the number of occasions when the departmental equal opportunities officer meets similar officers from other Governmental Departments and (e) the guidelines issued to departmental training officers and equal opportunities officers to promote the use of section 47 of the Sex Discrimination Act; and what action has been taken to facilitate job-share, part-time working and parental leave.
§ Mr. Rifkind
[holding answer 12 November 1987]: I refer the hon. Member to the reply which I gave to the hon. Member for Barking (Ms. Richardson) on 17 November.