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Prize Money

Volume 449: debated on Wednesday 19 July 2006

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality if she will introduce legislation making it illegal for sporting bodies in the UK to award prize moneys that are different for men and women. (84890)

The Government are committed to promoting equality between women and men, but there are no plans to introduce legislation on this specific issue. A review of Great Britain's discrimination law is currently under way, covering the Sex Discrimination Act and the Equal Pay Act. We will publish our findings around the turn of the year.