§ Mrs. Gillan
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment if officials from the sex equality branch of his Department will be transferred to the Department of Social Security. 
§ Dr. Howells
The secretariat of the independent Women's National Commission has been transferred to the Department of Social Security along with five other officials from the Sex and Race Equality Division in my Department. The rest of that Division will continue to deal with issues affecting equality of opportunity for men and women (and racial equality) in education, training and employment.