Gender and Politics in the media

UK: Cameron: We need more top-placed women. Lib Dems draw up plans to boost women MPs. All women on Labour Stockton South Parliamentary shortlist

All women on Labour Stockton South Parliamentary shortlist Gazette Live LABOUR’S candidate to fight the Stockton South Parliamentary seat will be chosen from an all-women shortlist. Labour North has confirmed the party’s National Executive Committee has decided to begin the selection of a candidate to contest the Stockton …

David Cameron wants more women at the top of politics. He should look at the … Telegraph.co.uk (blog) David Cameron says that the Government, the Conservatives, big companies and lots of other large organisations should have more women at a senior level. He says that the answer is not just conventional equal opportunities but a more active effort to …

The House of Commons, where men outnumber women four to one and the Liberal Democrat party comprises just 12% female MPs. Photograph: PA

Lib Dems draw up job-share plans to boost number of women MPs The Guardian The paper points out that currently in the Commons men outnumber women four to one. The Lib Dems lag behind the other major UK political parties. The party in the Commons comprises just 12% women (down from 15% in the previous parliament).

David Cameron: I did not appoint enough women to Cabinet Telegraph.co.uk “My message to David Cameron is that there are plenty of talented women out there and there’s plenty of opportunities to put them in cabinet if he wants to,” she said. “I look at my colleagues from all different backgrounds like Andrea Leadsom and …

We need more top-placed women, says David Cameron The Independent David Cameron, who has come under fire for appointing relatively few female ministers, acknowledged that there were “not nearly enough” women MPs. Speaking during a three-day visit to India, he urged major institutions to remove the barriers to female …

David Cameron admits he didn’t appoint enough women to the Cabinet Marie Claire.co.uk David Cameron has admitted he has not appointed enough women to the Cabinet, saying governments and big companies needed to do more to encourage women. Speaking in Mumbai, the Prime Minister was questioned by a female executive about the …

Cameron: Not Enough Women in Cabinet Daily Beast British Prime Minister David Cameron admitted on Monday that he had not appointed enough women to his cabinet—and said his wife often encourages him to promote women. “My wife likes to say that if you don’t have women in 50 percent of top…

‘Not nearly enough women’ in Cabinet, says Cameron The Week UK DAVID CAMERON has decided there are not ”nearly” enough women in the top echelons of government. ”My wife likes to say that if you don’t have women in 50 per cent of top positions, you are not missing out on 50 per cent of the talent, you are missing …

‘I don’t have enough women in the cabinet’: David Cameron admits his wife is … Daily Mail David Cameron has admitted that Britain’s government, businesses and the judiciary are lacking women in top positions. He said Britain had a ‘long way to go’ in bringing more women into the boardroom – and revealed his wife, Samantha, has pushed him

David Cameron Admits Not Enough Women In Cabinet Huffington Post UK The Conservative Party, British business and the judiciary need to do more to get women into senior positions, David Cameron said on Monday. The prime minister acknowledged that – despite the increase at the 2010 general election – there are “not …

Does Cameron need his wife to tell him the value of female MPs? Telegraph.co.uk Prime Minister David Cameron has finally admitted it: he hasn’t appointed enough women to the Cabinet. It’s taken 22 weeks and for him to be approximately 4,500 miles away from the UK to ‘fess up himself to a failing in strategy everyone has been …

David Cameron: I have not put enough women into the Cabinet The Times (subscription) David Cameron admitted that there were “not nearly enough” women in his Cabinet today, saying he needed to do more to address the gender balance in Britain. Speaking during his trip to India, the Prime Minister said the UK needed more women in the …

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