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Equal Opportunities: Legislation

Volume 480: debated on Monday 6 October 2008

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality when she plans to publish an Equality Bill; and if she will make a statement. (223164)

[holding answer 10 September 2008]: As my right hon. and learned Friend the Minister for Women and Equality announced in Parliament on 25 June 2008, the Government remain committed to introducing an Equality Bill during this Parliament.

The content of the Bill has been subject to collective consideration by Ministers in the normal way and the Government's response to the consultation, which was published on 21 July, made the intended content of the Bill clear.