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Women and Equalities Committee
Report and Government response published.
The Committee continued the inquiry from the previous Parliament, taking forward the evidence it received before the General Election in 2017.
Evidence given by Alok Sharma MP, Minister of State for Employment, and Duncan Gilchrist, Deputy Director, Fuller Working Lives and State Pensions Policy, Department for Work and Pensions, Andrew Griffiths MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, and Mark Holmes, Deputy Director, Labour Market Directorate, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Evidence given by Andy Briggs, Government Business Champion for Older workers, Catherine Sermon, Employment Director, Business in the Community
Evidence given by Tom Hadley, Director of Policy, Recuitment and Employment Confederation, Jane Shepherd, National Education Officer and Teresa Donegan, Head of Learning and Organising Services, UNISON; Ben Willmott, Head of Public Policy, CIPD, and Ruby Peacock, Deputy Head of Public Affairs, Federation of Small Businesses (at 10.30am).
Evidence given by Christopher Brooks, Senior Policy Manager, Age UK, Elizabeth Prochaska, Legal Director, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Julie Dennis, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Acas, Dee Masters, Barrister
Evidence given by Yvonne Sonsino, Co-Chair, Fuller Working Lives Business Strategy Group, Dr Brian Beach, Senior Research Fellow, International Longevity Centre UK, Patrick Thomson, Senior Programme Manager and lead on fulfilling work, Centre for Ageing Better