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Women in Business

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 22 March 2007

21. To ask the Minister for Women and Equality when she next expects to meet business organisations to discuss plans to encourage women to go into business. (128970)

We have set up a Task Force for Women’s Enterprise. The Minister for Industry and the regions leads on women’s enterprise issues, and regularly meets the chairs and members of the Task Force. I also regularly meet groups of businesswomen and individual entrepreneurs, as well as those who advise and assist them.