Women and Equalities Committee

Women in the House of Commons inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Report published. Awaiting a Government Response.

Due to the general election on 8 June 2017 the Committee has now closed this inquiry, Government responses to committee reports may be published in the next Parliament.

Report published

Almost 100 years after the first woman was elected, there have only ever been as many women MPs as there are men sitting in the House of Commons today. Political parties must be held to account for reducing this democratic deficit in future, says the report by the Women and Equalities Committee.

Terms of reference: Women in the House of Commons


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