HL Deb 27 September 2000 vol 616 c167WA
Lord Lester of Herne Hill

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they intend to introduce measures to impose a duty on public authorities in Great Britain to promote equality of opportunity and treatment for both sexes and for the disabled. [HL3758]

Baroness Blackstone

The Government are committed to introducing a statutory duty on public authorities to promote equal opportunities between women and men and for disabled people when parliamentary time permits.