HC Deb 16 March 1993 vol 221 c198W
24. Dr. Spink

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what steps she is taking to promote equal opportunities in employment irrespective of age; and if she will make a statement.

Mrs. Gillian Shephard

We deplore age discrimination and take every opportunity to persuade employers to treat everyone on their merits. Employers who practise age discrimination miss out on the skill, experience and reliability which older people can offer.

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