Parliament and women news

Lords examines House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill

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Members discuss reduction in membership and Prime Minister's nominations

Parliament’s podcast series wins Bronze in the 2018 British Podcast Awards

The Paliament Explained podcast - hosted by Meera Syal - has won an award

The Parliament Explained podcast - presented by Meera Syal - has been awarded Bronze in the British Podcast Awards. Read more about the podcast's outstanding success here

MPs put spotlight on sexual harassment

Women and Equalities Committee examine impact of sexual harassment of women and girls in public places

60 years of life peers

Learn more about changing membership since Life Peerages Act 1958

House of Commons and Parliamentary Digital Service publish gender pay gap data

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Read about the gender pay gap report published by the House of Commons

More parliament and women news

Title Date
'A stepping stone for women’s rights' – How laws have changed women’s lives 06.02.2018
House of Lords debates women in public life 05.02.2018
A series of profiles of women who work at Parliament published online 25.01.2017
House of Commons achieves outstanding rise in Stonewall's Equality Index 19.01.2017
Women MPs after 2020: parties must be held to account 10.01.2017
Lords debates size of the House 06.12.2016