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Pregnant Women: Discrimination

Volume 458: debated on Monday 26 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what research has been (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated by his Department on discrimination against pregnant women since June 2005; and if he will make a statement. (129527)

The DTI commissioned the Maternity and Paternity Rights and Benefits In Britain Survey 2005, published in March 2006, which asked women about the treatment they received during their pregnancy.

Government keeps abreast of other research on pregnancy discrimination.