Women in Politics
Colette Walker: What has to change to get more women into politics
Colette Walker, women for Indy national committee member and disabled carer, says that there is still huge barriers for women to get into politics which must be overcome – doubly so for disabled women and carers
IN 2018 women all over the UK have been celebrating 100 years since some women were given Suffrage; the right to vote.
There were conditions to this; you had to be at least thirty and own property. Not exactly what I am sure members of the Women's Social and Political Union were entirely happy with but it was a step in the right direction.
Kirsty Strickland: Hitting the Commons Bar is fine but breastfeeding is 'disruptive'? Get a grip, UK
Feminist writer and campaigner Kirsty Strickland blasts the "prehistoric views" of the DUP's Sammy Wilson MP on breastfeeding in the Commons
THE phrase "a week is a long time in politics" has been given a new lease of life in 2016. Since the Brexit vote, a week is enough time for a new prime minister to be chosen, Boris Johnson to become foreign secretary and the official opposition to implode.