§ Lord Northbrook
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether the duties of Baroness Morgan of Huyton as Deputy Minister for Women, equality co-ordinator across Whitehall and Minister of State in the Cabinet Office constituted a full-time job; and, if so, whether it is proposed to appoint a successor. [HL1533]
§ The Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Lord Macdonald of Tradeston)
The Minister of State, Cabinet Office, Mrs Barbara Roche, has taken on Baroness Morgan's former responsibilities within the Cabinet Office. My right honourable friend Baroness Scotland of Asthal will answer in this House for women and equality issues. Lord Williams of Mostyn will continue to take the Sex Discrimination (Election Candidates) Bill through the Lords.