Mordaunt: “We need to focus on women at every stage of their lives”

At yesterday’s ‘Women in Work’ conference held by Bright Blue, the Secretary of State for International Development and the Minister for Women and Equalities, Penny Mordaunt delivered the keynote speech where she proclaimed that “to fight injustice, we need a strong economy” and that helping women in the workplace is a vital part of that. “We need to broaden out the work of the Government … Continue reading Mordaunt: “We need to focus on women at every stage of their lives”

Why Climate Change Particularly Matters for Women

As the recent IPCC report set out, climate change will affect every nation, and every person on the planet…yet the worst impacts of climate change will be felt most keenly by those sections of the world’s population that are most reliant on natural resources, and who don’t have the capacity to respond to climate disasters. Continue reading Why Climate Change Particularly Matters for Women

Keeping it Local! : The importance of regenerating our local High Streets in order to preserve them

“A creative and ambitious, long term vision for a modern high streets is required which meets the needs and requirements of the people it intend to cater for. This means embracing technology and offering something extra which you can’t get from a phone screen.” Continue reading Keeping it Local! : The importance of regenerating our local High Streets in order to preserve them

#Budget2018 Recap: The Key Announcements

Hammond said this budget was for “hard working families…people who we on this side of the House are proud to represent”. A budget that “paves the way for a brighter future”, as we are “opening a new chapter in our economic history”. He confirmed what the Prime Minister said earlier this month, that “the era of austerity is finally coming to an end”. Continue reading #Budget2018 Recap: The Key Announcements