Plus: The ups and downs of Johnson’s broadcast. Poor A & figures. Conservative and Labour no shows. And: what to give a woman at Christmas.
Posts Tagged: Women
The fifth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
It would be wrong to see a woman gifted a ‘safe’ seat in a winnable constituency just because there is a lack of female MPs.
Some of the abuse is nothing short of bullying. This is a threat to freedom of speech. We should value debating different views.
I have missed parents’ evenings, my daughter’s secondary school induction ceremony, and numerous other events because of three-line whip council meetings.
Our Party needs a stronger link between activists, MPs, and CCHQ, and a much more concerted effort to reach out to women.
“We will explore ways to ensure that gender stereotypes do not limit the choices of girls or boys.” Mordaunt’s equalities speech. Full text.
“We’ll be delivering pilots to see how curriculum resources, teacher training or workshops with pupils and parents can challenge expectations and attitudes.”
Raising national insurance, fewer “sin taxes”, public sector pay rises, more schools spending – all are part of his programme.
Living in a world which can seem so provocative, emotive, and opinionated, I want to focus on the politics of inclusion rather than of division.
From the blog of the University of Liverpool academic: his detailed breakdown of the contest.
Brandon Lewis: Ten years ago, there were 17 women on the Conservative benches – today there are four times that number.
If you know a woman who would make a phenomenal Conservative representative, ask her to stand.
“Conservatives have a proud record of promoting gender equality… we call on you to explain how you will build on this record”
The Conservative Women in Parliament Group’s letter to all the candidates in the leadership election.
Alison Wolf: The Augar Review takes productivity, Industrial Strategy and skills seriously. Will the new Prime Minister listen?
Universities have generally had an excellent decade, but the rest of the system has not. It’s time to correct the imbalance.
My Harlow constituent described her life as having been served a “lifetime sentence” of psychological and emotional torment.
Iain Dale: God help the UK Conservatives (so to speak) if they become religious fanatics – like the American Republicans.
Plus: The good and bad sides of Twitter – all in my week. How it may have helped to save a life. But also saw me slagged off for something I didn’t say.