Labour's female MPs vow to use Commons strength to improve lives of women

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Labour's female MPs vow to use Commons strength to improve lives of women

Party’s 119 women to operate as a parliamentary bloc to press minority Conservative government in variety of policy areas

Labour’s female MPs are planning to operate as a parliamentary bloc to force Theresa May’s minority government to pass policies beneficial to women across Britain.

The 119-strong group has been emboldened by the success of Stella Creasy’s Queen’s speech amendment, which paved the way for women in Northern Ireland to be given free access to NHS abortions.

All the female MPs in Jeremy Corbyn’s party now plan to use the strength of their bloc in a variety of policy areas. 

Click here to read the full article published by The Guardian on 6 July 2017. 

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