Women's Health

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 10th June 1988.

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Photo of Harriet Harman Harriet Harman Shadow Spokesperson (Health) 11:30 am, 10th June 1988

Does my hon. Friend agree that solving the shortage of midwives is fairly and squarely the Government's responsibility? Pay is not the only problem. Midwives complain strongly of the inflexibility of their working hours and the lack of child-care facilities. The Government must take action on all those problems.