UK: Cameron said Clegg needs to increase number of female Lib Dem MPs. Cameron goes softly, softly on child benefit

David Cameron Tells Nick Clegg Lib Dems ‘Need To Be More Diverse’
Huffington Post UK David Cameron has said Nick Clegg needs to increase the number of female Lib Dem MPs, as he promised to appoint more women to his cabinet. In an interview with the parliamentary House magazine published today, the prime minister said he was committed to honouring a pledge to make at least one third of Conservative ministers women. But he noted that he could not speak on behalf of his Lib Dem colleagues in government. “Obviously I can’t apply my pledge to the Lib Dems and obviously they need to improve their diversity and I’ll be having a word with the deputy prime minister about that,” he said.

David Cameron goes softly, softly on child benefit Conservative Home (blog) CAMERON If you feel like reading something about David Cameron that isn’t related to Europe, then how about the interview with him in the latest issue of the House Magazine? The problem with these interviews conducted by Paul Waugh and Sam Macrory …

About psawomenpolitics

The UK Political Studies Association Women and Politics Specialist Group. Resource for researchers working on women and/or gender and for women in the PSA. The 2014 Specialist Group of the Year.
This entry was posted in Gender and Politics in the media and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s