§ Ms. Richardson
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment, pursuant to the answer of 7 June,Official Report, column 498, when he expects to have completed his consideration of the House of Lords decision in Hayward v Cammell Laird Shipbuilders, relating to equal pay for work of equal value, with a view to deciding whether further legislation is required.
§ Mr. Nicholls
I cannot make any predictions. Careful consideration needs to be given to all the potential effects of the decision.