Achieving a 50:50 Parliament Should Not Be A Partisan Issue #AskHerToStand

As a woman working in a male-dominated environment in politics, I often have to speak louder, campaign harder, and prove my place in Westminster. I am lucky that I work for someone who supports me as a working mum, but I fear I am in the minority. Some more traditional voices do not like being managed by a woman, especially one with a strong point … Continue reading Achieving a 50:50 Parliament Should Not Be A Partisan Issue #AskHerToStand

100 Years After Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act #AskHerToStand

MPs have been asked to invite a female constituent to an event tomorrow in Parliament to celebrate one hundred years of women being able to stand for Parliament. The event is organised by 50:50 Parliament with the support of the Jo Cox Foundation, Fawcett Society and the Centenary Action Group. November 21st marks one hundred years since the Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act, which gave … Continue reading 100 Years After Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act #AskHerToStand

Annabel Tall: Turning Bath Blue Again

As the party begins to select prospective parliamentary candidates to fight the next general election, we’re reaching out to the female PPCs to ask them to speak about their journey into politics. I’m delighted that we’re starting with Annabel, who ran in Bristol West in 2017 and is now the PPC for Bath. Below is her piece for HerHouseUK.  It was only two years ago … Continue reading Annabel Tall: Turning Bath Blue Again