Clare McNeil

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Political institutions and parties must introduce more ambitious quotas to improve representation in the short term. And local government should do more to encourage women to stand and support them effectively once they have been selected. Without these measures representation will continue to be deeply unequal. Leaders of political parties should back our call to recruit the 12,000 women needed to stand for election to achieve a better gender balance in local government by 2025. This would be a fitting way to mark next year's anniversary of 100 years since the first women got the vote.feedback
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Aug 19 2017
This page is completely dedicated to what Clare McNeil has to say. All of Clare McNeil’s quotes are organized here by date and topic. The most recent quote attributed to Clare McNeil came from an article called Councils need 12, 000 more women to close gender gap: “It cannot be right in 2017 that there are barely any women represented in the leadership of our newest democratic institutions, the combined authorities. Efforts made to address this in Greater Manchester and elsewhere are to be welcomed, but radical change is needed if devolution is to be about bringing power to the people, rather than consolidating it among white middle-aged men.”.
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