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Women In Work

Volume 175: debated on Tuesday 26 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list the member states of the European Community with a greater number of women in work than the United Kingdom.

In 1987, the latest date for which comparable data are available, the United Kingdom has more women in civilian employment than any other member state.

I last met the European Commissioner at a formal Council of EC Labour and Social Affairs Ministers in Brussels on 29 May.