§ Mr. Strang
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will make a statement on progress on consultation on the proposals in the consultative document on the restrictions on the employment of young people and the removal of sex discrimination in legislation, to allow removal of restrictions on the hours of work of young persons and on the machines and substances with which they may work.
§ Mr. Fowler
[holding answer 27 October 1988]: I refer the hon. Member to the reply given today to my hon. Friend the Member for Colne Valley (Mr. Riddick).