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I’ll be post-feminist in a post-patriarchy

To say that women are poorly represented in Westminster is a gross understatement. The election results have seen the percentage of female MPs rise – but only from 19.5 per cent, to 22 per cent. It seems politics is still a man’s game.

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Ready, set, go!!

Well, it’s official: the election will be on the 6th May. We were accidentally informed of this date by bumbling Bob Ainsworth in January, and so today almost feels like a formality – May 6th was the plan all along but now the Queen’s dissolved parliament, all three leaders are making lavish statements about their wonderful plans, and the front pages have declared that the campaign officially begins from today.

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