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Marking 100 years since women first won the right to vote

[06/02/2018 | No comment]

As we mark the 100th anniversary of women first getting the right to vote, I feel huge pride for what those campaigners achieved and a real sense of responsibility to continue the fight to achieve equality for women.

On 6th February, I asked the Home Secretary whether she agreed that more needs to be done to make sure the growing number of women who are forced to care for an elderly relative are treated fairly in work and get the support they need.

I was also interviewed on BBC Radio Leicester about what inspired me to become an MP, my experience of first coming to Parliament and the inspiring young women I meet who want to change the world. You can listen to the full interview here.

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