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Equality Bill

Part of the debate – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:31 am on 9th June 2009.

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Sarah Veale: I do not think that there should be a mandatory age. Some 70-year-olds are perfectly able to carry on working for another five years and some 50-year-olds are not. It is not that easy. Humans are all different, and a good manager will get to know a person and make a decision based on what they do, what they have done and what they are likely to be able to do.