Gender and Minority Representation in Parliament
Version of Record online: 16 NOV 2010
© 2010 Political Studies Association
Volume 1, Issue 3, pages 82–84, December 2010
How to Cite
Squires, J. (2010), Gender and Minority Representation in Parliament. Political Insight, 1: 82–84. doi: 10.1111/j.2041-9066.2010.00036.x
- Issue online: 16 NOV 2010
- Version of Record online: 16 NOV 2010
Women and ethnic minorities are still under-represented in the House of Commons. Judith Squires asks what can be done to address this problem.
The last general election substantially increased the number of women and ethnic minority MPs but the UK's Parliament still does not reflect the diversity of its population. What, asks Judith Squires, can be done to increase the numbers of women and minorities in the House?