Skip to main content

Positive Discrimination

Volume 301: debated on Wednesday 19 November 1997

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what guidance he proposes to issue to the Civil Service relating to the European Court of Justice's ruling on positive discrimination in favour of women.[16419]

[holding answer 17 November 1997]: I have been asked to reply.The issues raised by the European Court of Justice's judgment in the case of Marschall

v Land NordRhein Westfalen are still being considered.

I have no current plans to issue guidance.