Women In Public Office

Part of Women and Equalities – in the House of Commons on 11th March 2020.

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Photo of Sarah Atherton Sarah Atherton Conservative, Wrexham

Eighty-one per cent. of Wrexham county councillors are male. I am the first female Conservative MP for Wales and one could ask why it has taken so long, although that is for a different debate. Does my right hon. Friend agree that organisations such as Women2Win Wales and the Women’s Equality Network of Cardiff are vital and essential when trying to equalise the gender balance in higher public office?