Treasury Committee hear from Harriet Harman

20 October 2009

The Treasury Committee continues taking evidence for its inquiry, Women in the City, at 9.45 am

Appearing before the Committee will be

  • 9.45 am: Trevor Phillips OBE, Chairman, Equality and Human Rights Commission
  • 10.30 am: Sarah McCarthy-Fry, Exchequer Secretary, HM Treasury
  • 11.15 am: Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC MP, Minister for Women and Equality

Topics expected to be covered include:

  • the proportion of women occupying senior positions in major financial institutions and the extent of glass ceilings to promotion;
  • pay inequalities;
  • the prevalence of flexible working practices;
  • the extent to which the culture of the City is sexist, and the prevalence of sexual harassment and exploitation.

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