||<p>We are looking closely at the issues that limit diverse representation, particularly
for those facing multiple barriers to participation. Ultimately, parties are responsible
for selecting candidates and ensuring they are fielded in winnable seats.</p><p>Political
parties have different challenges to face to improve the diversity of their candidates.
Many political parties already publish some candidate diversity data voluntarily.</p><p>Our
centenary fund is supporting projects in England to engage more women in politics.
In addition, in May 2018 we announced a £250,000 interim fund to support disabled
candidates, primarily for the forthcoming English local elections in 2019.</p><p>We
continue to keep section 106 under review, as we do with other uncommenced provisions
in the Equality Act 2010.</p>