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The Conservatives’ twenty-five year fight for equality – why reform is on the agenda in 2016

The Conservatives’ twenty-five year fight for equality – why reform is on the agenda in 2016

  by Boni Sones OBE, Policy Associate at the CBR and Executive Producer, ParliamentaryRadio.com   Bernard Jenkin MP, Caroline Spelman MP,  Maria Miller MP, Margot James MP, Caroline Dinenage MP. When the Conservative MP Bernard Jenkin first took up his seat in the House of Commons in 1992, he admits, it was well, “Laddish”.  As… Read more

Women in business and women in politics have much to learn from each other – including how to storm the smoking room and how to break down clubby cultures!

Women in business and women in politics have much to learn from each other – including how to storm the smoking room and how to break down clubby cultures!

by Boni Sones OBE, Policy Associate at the CBR and Executive Producer, ParliamentaryRadio.com At the beginning of this year the www.parliamentaryradio.com team recorded interviews with eight of the 10 Labour women who were leaving Westminster, giving them the opportunity to talk about their achievements as MPs and government ministers. Our “Throwing in the Towel”, documentary was… Read more