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star this property date less than 2018-03-06more like thismore than 2018-03-06
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Women and Equalities more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Females: Candidates more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to identify and remove barriers to women standing as (1) local councillors, and (2) Members of Parliament. more like this
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Lord Porter of Spalding more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-19more like thismore than 2018-03-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government has commissioned an evidence review to identify the barriers that limit women’s participation in national Government. The aim is to provide political parties with a range of solutions to draw on.</p><p>We are also developing a programme to inspire young women to be leaders in their communities, and develop the skills and aspiration for careers in public life, at all levels of governance. We will share more details in due course.</p><p>In November, the Government announced details of the £1.5 Women’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme for projects to celebrate the centenary. Large grants of up to £125,000 will include projects to encourage women to participate in public life. The first successful projects will be notified in early April.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Porter of Spalding more like this