Gender balance in Parliament

Gender balance in Parliament

How do we get better gender balance in Parliament? In December 2015, around two hundred 50:50 Parliament campaign supporters held a rally outside Parliament to remember Nancy Astor, the first woman to take her seat as an MP, 96 years ago. A lively debate then took place inside the House of Commons, with a cross-party […]

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Women’s Equality Party

Women’s Equality Party

The Women’s Equality Party wants your support… Equality for women isn’t a women’s issue. When women fulfill their potential, everyone benefits. Equality means better politics, a more vibrant economy, a workforce that draws on the talents of the whole population and a society at ease with itself. The Women’s Equality Party (WE) is a new non-partisan […]

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A Postscript to Honourable Friends?

A Postscript to Honourable Friends?

Honourable Friends? left the t4w book group keen to take action. Here are three suggestions from the author herself for what to do next. When the book club read Honourable Friends? Parliament and the Fight for Change, they felt informed, inspired and ready for action. But Honourable Friends? highlights so many areas which need reform, […]

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Honourable Friends?

Honourable Friends?

A review of Caroline Lucas’ Honourable Friends? Parliament and the Fight for Change. Last month our bookclub was reading “Honourable Friends?” by Caroline Lucas, the UK’s lone Green MP. In the book, Caroline Lucas shares what she has learnt from her first five years in Westminster, in the hope that her readers will be informed […]

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