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Women and Westminster

Last week, I spoke in debates on successive days.  On Monday, I contributed to the debate on women in public life – marking the centenary of the passage of the Representation of the People Act 1918 – and on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Debating the voting age

I took part in a Question for Short Debate (QSD) in Grand Committee last Wednesday on the issue of the voting age.  Lord Tyler was pursuing the case for lowering it to 16.  Because of the number of peers wishing … Continue reading

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