1 MARCH 2013

In this briefing you will find: 

  • Submission to the House of Lords Joint Select Committee on the lack of women in politics from the Counting Women In coalition, which consists of The Centre for Women and Democracy, the Electoral Reform Society, the Fawcett Society and The Hansard Society 
  • Details on the effectiveness of implementing Proportional Representation and positive action measures on increasing women’s representation and diversity in politics 
  • Recommendations including  the requirement that the Appointment Commission appoints equal numbers of women and men as peers in a reformed, hybrid House of Lords 

Link to the report: Counting Women in Coalition Submission to the House of Lords