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"At a time when we should be seeing an upward trend when it comes to women MPs, a regression on 8th June would be shameful"

Election 2017: A big Conservative win could see fewer women in parliament

For the first time in 20 years women's representation in parliament could go backwards

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  • Nelson Mandela dies

    The Political Week Online: A Week in December

    What a week. It started off with a young swimming star coming out, and ended up with an old civil rights icon reaching the end of his life. Somewhere in the middle, an editor was forced to defend his patriotism to a select committee. And the chancellor delivered his autumn statement.

  • Robert Rogers is the Commons' chief executive (but they've been calling the job 'clerk' for the last 650 years)

    Commons clerk breaks silence over abandoned reform

    The Commons' leading civil servant has sent a clear signal he backs abortive plans to give more power to backbench MPs, in an unusual break from his silence on the issue.

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