HC Deb 03 July 2000 vol 353 cc72-3W
Mr. Jim Cunningham

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment when the policy discussion on the No. 10 website on issues raised by the consultation conducted by the Women's Unit will be launched; how long it will run; and how the information will be treated once the consultation is over. [127249]

Ms Jowell

The No. 10 website will host a policy discussion, on the issues arising from the Listening to Women Consultation, which will open on 3 July and will last between four and five weeks. It will cover issues such as work-life balance; support from Government for women's life choices; business start-ups; access to Information and Communications Technology; and the forthcoming Parental Leave and Maternity Review. A summary of the comments will be posted on the No. 10 website, along with a response statement from the Ministers for Women when the discussion period is over. The website address is www.number-10.gov.uk.