Festival of Women

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th April 1957.

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Photo of Miss Irene Ward Miss Irene Ward , Tynemouth 12:00 am, 11th April 1957

Why was this matter not referred to my right hon. Friend's Women's Consultative Committee, in view of the fact that we might then have had all the facts both of the expenditure involved and the offers made by the authorities running, the Festival of Women? Does he not think it a little unfair that, when he has a first-class Women's Consultative Committee, those steps were not taken?