Race/ethnicity and representation: A brief look at candidate selection in the 2015 General Election

July 16, 2014 / No Comments

The first MP from an ethnic minority background was elected in 1892. Since then, however, little ...

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Women candidates

May 27, 2014 / No Comments

In May 2010 143 women were elected to sit in the House of Commons, making up 22% of the total. Th...

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Candidates standing for election in 2015 in Britain’s 100 most marginal constituencies (excluding Northern Ireland)

May 27, 2014 / No Comments

On the 7th of May 2015 the electorate will decide who governs Britain for the next 5 years; most ...

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This Ludicrous Obsession, Parents in Parliament: The Motherhood Trap

April 1, 2014 / No Comments

Men’s over-representation and women’s under-representation in the UK Parliament is pr...

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