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Predicted Surge in Female MPs after Election

Predicted Surge in Female MPs after Election

Alex MacDonald March 12, 2015 1

New research by the Electoral Reform Society predicts that there will be a significant increase in the number of female parliamentarians in Westminster. The study forecasts that the number of female MPs could rise

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British politics and the ‘gender equality question’

British politics and the ‘gender equality question’

Andrew Thorpe-Apps November 12, 2012 4

In 1919, Nancy Astor became the first woman MP. In 2010, 143 of the 650 MPs elected to the Commons were women (22%). Of the 28 current MPs under the age of 30, half are female.

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