Archive for August, 2009

Improving women’s representation in LYL

August 13, 2009 at 3:31 pm

As you will probably be aware, there has been a lot of discussion in the press about Harriet Harman’s comments regarding women in the leadership team of the Labour Party. Regardless of what you think about Harriet’s remarks, few can argue that female representation in politics is adequate. Unfortunately it’s […]

 

Parliamentary Internships

August 9, 2009 at 10:41 pm

Did anyone read the Guardian article about interns? It was published a few weeks ago and raises very important questions about the culture of unpaid internships in Parliament. If you missed it, you can read it here. I’ve repeatedly argued and written about this issue in the past. Here’s a […]