§ Mr. Stott
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what steps he intends to take to ensure that the Southern Education and Library Board complies with the recommendations of the Fair Employment Commission regarding recruitment practices for lecturers in institutions of further education.
§ Mr. Hanley
The board has reaffirmed its support for the principles and practices of fair employment and intends to review its procedures in relation to the recruitment of temporary and part-time staff in its further education colleges. It is expected that the board will soon reach agreement with the Fair Employment Commission on the terms of a voluntary written undertaking to this effect.