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Sunday, 24 November 2013

Quick round up of the speeches on women and the vote as part of Parliament week. As expected there was tremendous support from female parliamentarians. 
Highlights; http://www.parliamentweek.org/whats-new/equal-voting-rights-most-important-moment-for-women-in-democracy/

  • 37% vote women being given equal voting rights to men as the most important moment for women in UK democracy
  • Over a third of UK men feel there are enough women in Parliament… but only 13% of women agree
  • Margaret Thatcher viewed as the most influential woman in UK politics
  • Speeches from Maria Miller MP outlined on  http://www.parliamentweek.org/blog/jk/


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