diversity

26 May 2017

Diversity deserts: 7.5m people can’t vote for a woman this election

There’s good news and bad news when it comes to women’s representation this election. The good news is this: analysis by the Press Association suggests a record number of women could be elected on June 8 th , meaning (nearly) a third of MPs will be women. The bad news? The progress is glacial – and in some cases we’re going backwards. While any rise in women MPs is welcome, the projected result […]
18 Apr 2016

Let's make sure every voice is heard in Wales

There are now just a couple of weeks until the Welsh Assembly election. Parties are coming out with their policies for the next Assembly thick and fast. So we’re calling on parties to revitalise democracy in Wales. We’re already making a difference: The Welsh Lib Dems have pledged to support our Youth Promise – six policies to boost youth engagement in politics. Plaid Cymru and Wales Green Party […]
15 Apr 2016

A diverse democracy: Building a Wales for all

Read ‘A Diverse Democracy: Building a Wales for All’ here At its heart, democracy is a celebration of variety. Democracy requires that arguments are tested, scrutinised and checked, from inception to delivery. That’s why it’s important that the backgrounds of those doing that are as diverse as possible – to get the broadest perspectives based on the facts and the experiences of people in Wales. […]