Only two UK Covid briefings were led by a female MP, report finds

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Only two UK Covid briefings were led by a female MP, report finds

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Only two UK Covid briefings were led by a female MP, report finds. Credits: The Guardian

Only two of the government briefings held at the height of the coronavirus pandemic were led by a female politician, and in both cases it was the home secretary, Priti Patel, a report into gender representation across the UK’s top jobs has shows.

The 2022 Sex and Power Index, compiled by the Fawcett Society, a charity campaigning for women’s rights, showed equality is still “decades off”, as men continue to dominate the top ranks of law, politics and business.

Click here to read the full article published by The Guardian on 21 January 2022.

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