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Why so few women councillors?

This year is the centenary of legislation which stated that women should not  be disqualified by sex or marriage for election as a councillor. Yet after 100 years, there are only 29% of women councillors, with only 14% serving as women council leaders last year. We are reminded of this by Baroness Shephard in today’s Eastern Daily Press (no link) who welcomes the...
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