HC Deb 10 January 1995 vol 252 c33W
Mr. Winnick

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what legislative action is to be taken in respect of job advertisements that discriminate on grounds of age.

Miss Widdecombe

The Government have no intention of introducing age discrimination legislation, which we believe would be ineffective and would increase the burdens imposed on employers. The Government firmly believe that the way forward is through persuasion.