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Orders of the Day — Sex Discrimination Bill [Lords]

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:30 pm on 22nd May 1986.

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Photo of Mr John Evans Mr John Evans , St Helens North 9:30 pm, 22nd May 1986

Will the Minister concede that, notwithstanding that what he says may be true, the average wage of women, particularly in the industries that he has mentioned is still substantially below men and that such jobs are officially classified as low-paid jobs?