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Orders of the Day — Sex Discrimination Bill [Lords]

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:54 pm on 22nd May 1986.

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Photo of Mr Gerry Bermingham Mr Gerry Bermingham , St Helens South 7:54 pm, 22nd May 1986

Does the hon. Gentleman agree that the fact that people leave school unable to read or write has nothing to do with sex discrimination? It depends on the money which is put into their educational facilities. If the money is not put in, the pupils do not get the right educational opportunities.