UK Pessimistic about Achieving Gender Equality in Parliament

New research from the Fawcett Society shows that although today marks 100 years since the first women won the vote, less than half of young women think equal representation in Parliament will be achieved in their lifetime.

In contrast the poll also reveals people recognise that that women’s representation is better for our politics with nearly half (47%) of all people saying women MPs make politics ‘more relevant to people like me’.

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