Earnings: Mothers and Fathers - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords am 3:39 pm ar 13 Mawrth 2024.

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Photo of Baroness Chakrabarti Baroness Chakrabarti Llafur 3:39, 13 Mawrth 2024

My Lords, surely the law is flawed, because it leaves it to individual women to enforce the law themselves. We do not do this for school standards, food standards, environmental standards, and so on. It is asking too much, surely, to expect an individual woman to find out what her colleagues are being paid and then sue her employer. Surely there is a role for the state in investigating and enforcing equality law.