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Inquiry Status: Report and Government Response published.
In a Report published on 20 June 2013, the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee called on the Government to do more to tackle female under-representation in certain sectors of the economy. As well as addressing the worrying lack of comprehensive careers advice, the Government should set targets for encouraging women into apprenticeship sectors where they are currently under-represented, said the Report. The Committee also urged the Government to take concerted action to improve female representation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Business, Innovation and Skills Committee publish report on Women in the Workplace
View the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee's first published report on Women in the Workplace
Witnesses include Women's Business Council, Jo Swinson MP, and Rt Hon Maria Miller MP
Committee to take evidence from women in science, SMEs, the European Commission, and the Equality and Human Rights Commission
Hilary Devey is now unable to attend, but the Committee will be hearing from the European Commission and Sir David Normington
Witnesses include Dr Margaret Mountford and Hilary Devey
Business, Innovation and Skills Committee takes evidence
BIS Committee members to appear on radio to discuss inquiry into ‘Women in the workplace'
View the announcement by the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee's inquiry into Women in the Workplace on 5 October 2012
Additional written evidence
Volume I: Report, together with formal minutes
Oral and written evidence
Select Committees carry out inquiries on areas ranging from the work of government departments to economic affairs. The results of these inquiries are public and many require a response from the Government.
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