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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities remove filter
star this property hansard heading Females: Public Appointments remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Ministers for Women and Equalities, what recent representations she has received on the role of women in public life; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton more like this
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 211750 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>I receive regular representations on many issues including the role of women in public life.</p><p>We are removing barriers that prevent women from progressing in public life. For example, the Government has established the Centre for Public Appointments (CPA) in the Cabinet Office to ensure best practice is followed. As a result, the proportion of new female appointees to public boards has increased to 39%. We have also supported political parties to increase women’s representation thorough a combination of legislative and voluntary measures.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T09:03:28.8801937Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T09:03:28.8801937Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-28more like thismore than 2016-01-28
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities remove filter
star this property hansard heading Females: Public Appointments remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, how many meetings she has had on increasing the number of women receiving public appointments since May 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 24805 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-02-02more like thismore than 2016-02-02
star this property answer text <p>I am working closely with the Cabinet Office to modernise recruitment practices and attract a more diverse field of candidates from an ever-wider range of social and professional backgrounds.</p><p>This includes engaging with government departments, the private sector and a range of different diversity networks and groups. We have engaged with them through online advertising, social media and at events to promote and raise awareness of public appointments and better understand the barriers or concerns for those considering a public appointment.</p><p>The most recent figures published show that we are making real, consistent, progress in increasing the number of public appointments going to women. Last financial year 44% of new appointments were made to women.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2016-02-02T17:54:20.887Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-02T17:54:20.887Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this