Jersey election 2022: Number of females elected rises from 14 to 21

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Jersey election 2022: Number of females elected rises from 14 to 21

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More than 50% of deputies in Jersey's new government are women (Picture: BBC)

The 2022 election has seen more women elected to Jersey's government than ever before.

A total of 51% of the newly-elected deputies are women, and women now make up 43% of the overall government.

Carina Alves, Inna Gardiner, Carolyn Labey, Helen Miles and Kristina Moore topped their constituency polls.

Ms Moore, who said she would put herself forward for chief minister, said the increased representation of women in the States was welcomed.

Click here to read the full article published by BBC on 23 June 2022.

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