BBC Podcast: General Election 2017 and women at Westminster

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April 25, 2017

BBC Podcast: General Election 2017 and women at Westminster

What impact is the snap Election having on the selection of female candidates? With less than 7 weeks to go some parties are changing the way they're choosing who'll contest seats. Will women win or lose out on better representation at Westminster?

Joining presenter Jane Garvey, Conservative MP Maria Miller who chairs parliament's Women and Equalities Committee, Labour MP and former frontbencher Rachel Reeves, Lib Dem MP Sarah Olney, Angela Crawley MP and SNP shadow spokesperson on equalities, women and children, UKIP deputy chair Suzanne Evans, and Sarah Childs, Professor of Politics and Gender, University of Bristol.

Click here to listen to the BBC podcast from 24 April 2017. 

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Presenter: Jane Garvey
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Producer: Anne Peacock.
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BBC Radio
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2017
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