HC Deb 28 January 1998 vol 305 c236W
Mr. Sarwar

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what steps the Government have taken to tackle age discrimination. [25646]

Mr. Andrew Smith

The Government firmly oppose age discrimination in employment. Following my announcement in the House on 22 May 1997,Official Report, column 825, I have been consulting widely on how best to achieve a consensus to tackle this complex issue. The consultation will continue into the spring.