Old Etonians and Red Princes: Tories and Labour are reverting to dynastic politics Telegraph.co.uk (blog) ...Cameron's trouble is that his chumocracy is overlaid with more than a whiff of class privilege that most of us thought had disappeared from politics 40 years ago. Since the 1970s the composition of prime ministers' kitchen cabinets has been remarkably diverse.… Continue reading UK: Lib Dems, parental leave and flexible working. Old Etonians, Red Princes: Tories, Labour revert to dynastic politics.
Record View: Gender gap gives No camp some independence polling power Scottish Daily Record TODAY'S exclusive Daily Record poll on independence makes fascinating reading. It shows Alex Salmond faces a formidable challenge to secure a Yes vote in September’s referendum. With just six months to go, the First Minister needs to convince almost every remaining undecided voter to back his plan to break… Continue reading UK: Feminism has wreaked havoc – time for women to hit back. Gender gap gives No camp some independence polling power.
6 Liberal Democrat Leadership Contenders Who Could Replace Nick Clegg Huffington Post Jo Swinson - Business Minister UK With only seven female MPs the Lib Dems have a 'women problem' that arguably runs deeper than the Conservative Party's troubles - Swinson could be the answer to that. If Clegg steps down the 34-year-old business minister will be able to point… Continue reading Why you should talk politics on your first date. Gender inequality crucial to winning battle against poverty.
https://twitter.com/guardiannews/status/443308790700863488 Meet the Tory who thinks feminists 'deserve a good slap' Metro It turns out Ukip don’t have a monopoly on embarrassingly unprofessional loudmouths. A Conservative MP’s aide has been forced to quit his job after saying feminists ‘deserve a good slap’. Stewart Green, the election agent for David Burrowes MP, has stepped aside after a… Continue reading UK: Meet the Tory aide who thinks feminists ‘deserve a good slap’. Ire: Dublin Councillor calls for 50% of seats to go to women in local elections
How Labour will strengthen family life and relationships New Statesman Today, Labour’s Policy Review is running a symposium on family life and relationships. In this period of austerity, we need to support families, and use the power of their relationships and the networks they create to help strengthen people’s capacity for resilience, care, and good neighbourliness. We are building… Continue reading UK: Cameron to host summit on FGM and forced marriage. How Labour will strengthen family life and relationships.
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Yes or No, the female vote is vital to outcome Herald Scotland Well it's just very nice to feel wanted. Wooed, even. How flattering to be the target of so many ardent suitors. This is a good moment to be a woman elector, because your country needs you. And bits of it are gearing up to make sure you… Continue reading UK: Yes or No, female vote vital to outcome. UK party suspends member for insulting Muslim women .