12 OCTOBER 2015

In this report you will find: 

  • Research on women's presence in the 2015 General Election which was conducted by the Centre for Women & Democracy on behalf of the Counting Women In coalition (CFWD, the Electoral Reform Society, the Fawcett Society, the Hansard Society and Unlock Democracy) 
  • Statistics on the outcomes of the 2015 general election in terms of gender, including a breakdown of women MP’s by party and a comparison of the percentage of women in the British cabinet against the cabinets in other European countries 
  • An analysis of selection procedures for new candidates and recommendations on how to increase the number of women candidates at all levels of election 


Link to the report: Sex and Power: Who runs Britain 2015