Our Party needs a stronger link between activists, MPs, and CCHQ, and a much more concerted effort to reach out to women.
Posts Tagged: 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.
If we are talking about real power and acceptance, then women should comprise 50 per cent of the representation in politics, locally and nationally.
The female MPs elected in 2015 and 2017 don’t think or act as a block. But most are loyalists – and their take will carry weight.
My minority report, unlike the majority one of the Women’s and Equality Committee, respects the province’s devolution settlement.
Rachel Wolf: Brexit agonies? Twitter pile-ons? Fanatical protesters? Put them in perspective. For all our troubles, we’re happier than ever.
Occasionally, though, we need to recognise warning signs – and they is in those areas where politicians’ control and the peoples’ attitudes truly overlap.
There is a mismatch between Government announcements and Commons realities. It cannot attempt reforms without risking them being amended out of recognition.