Women governors needed

10th March 2000 at 00:00
WOMEN are being urged to consider becoming school governors so they can put their skills to good use.

The plea came from the Government to mark International Women's Day, which also saw publication of reports showing that women stll earn less than men despite 30 years of equal pay legislation. Tessa Jowell, the junior employment minister for women, said: "Too many women underestimate their potential contribution and the relevance of this experience."

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