Women's Health

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:19 am on 10th June 1988.

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Photo of Mr Tony Newton Mr Tony Newton , Braintree 10:19 am, 10th June 1988

I have a genuine point, which is not a point of argument. I want to solicit further information. Unless my ears misled me, the hon. Lady referred to the "scandals of VDUs". I would like to know what she meant. As I understand it, a great deal of the clerical work that women used to do—for example that involving heavy filing cabinets—has been made infinitely easier by access to modern technology and the equipment that goes with it.