Written Answers. - Labour Market Opportunities.

David Stanton

Question:

70 Mr. Stanton asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if, further to Parliamentary Question No. 151 of 25 February 1999, the working group considering the issue of access by women to labour market opportunities has made any recommendations to date; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [22033/99]

The P2000 working group on women's access to labour market opportunities, representative of the social partners and Departments is currently completing its deliberations on the issue of access by women to labour market opportunities. It is expected that the group, which is chaired by the Department of Social, Community and Family Affairs, will present its report to the Minister for Social, Community and Family Affairs in the near future and that it will be brought to the Government's attention and the attention of the P2000 plenary committee shortly thereafter.