That means looking into, and addressing, the cultural and working practices which create and maintain significant barriers for women.
After the election, we suggested five ways of securing the Party’s electoral position. Eight months on, how is the Government doing?
Johnson’s election manifesto promised to remove the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, among other pledges.
The Treasury has been welded at the top to Number Ten. Now there’s a push to do more of the same to the Office.
The Electoral Commission had proposed a delay until the autumn. It does leave a number of practical challenges.
We cheer the mission. But government needs more compromise, art, tact and accomodation than campaigning alone allows.
Let Sunak and Dowden join Jenrick at the top table. And that should be about it. If the Coronavirus takes off, Ministerial changes will be the least of our worries.
Onwards to Anglia, where the Liberal Democrats and Tories will be fighting hard over a small clutch of possible gains.
The Conservative Women in Parliament Group’s letter to all the candidates in the leadership election.
He fills the roles vacated by Nigel Adams, and rounds out Theresa May’s latest bid to fill out at least the higher ranks of her Government.
Now some of these MPs may have been ill, or absent, or abroad. But how many were slipped with the connivance of the system?
Several Ministers helped to see off the Government’s best hope of avoiding a full-on crisis in the Party – and perhaps of saving Brexit too.
The challenge to “our precious union” will be as much constitutional as economic – Deal, No Brexit…or No Deal especially.
“There’s a lot of focus on women in boardrooms…But this is not the place where business is being re-imagined.”
The veteran LGBT campaigner says the former Prime Minister’s aides “were terrified I might try and kiss him, or superglue myself to the Cabinet table”.