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The changing face of the PLP: Labour women in Parliament

17 Feb , 2014  

Labour activist and National Policy Forum member Emma Burnell compares the progress political parties are making in terms of women’s representation.

Recently, Ed Miliband succeeded in dramatically showing up the Conservative Party for the unrepresentative body they are, pointing out at PMQs that there were no women on their front bench.

Already one in ten of the Conservative Women MPs elected in 2010 have announced they are standing down at the next election.

For me I think it highlights two things: firstly that Labour have more women in Parliament and in senior positions because we have been consistently working at it for many years.

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