§ Dr. David Clark
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, (1) pursuant to his answer of 23 January,Official Report, column 139, if he will list the measures taken by his Department to implement article 7 of the equal treatment directive; and when each was taken; 
(2) if he will place in the Library a copy of the documents showing how article 7 of the equal treatment directive has been implemented by his Department. 
§ Mr. Soames
Members of the armed forces were brought within the scope of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 on 1 February 1995, the effective date of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (Application to Armed Forces etc.) Regulations 1994 (SI 1994/3276). Sections 4 and 6 of the SDA have the effect of implementing article 7 of the equal treatment directive. Copies of all these documents are already held in the Library of the House.