MPs to tackle lack of diversity in Commons

August 2008
People Management;8/7/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 16, p14
This article reports that British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has asked the speaker of the House of Commons to look into why there is such a small proportion of female and ethnic minority members of the parliament. Michael Martin will convene a speaker's conference to address the issue. The conference has been asked to consider, and make recommendations for rectifying, the disparity between the representation of women and ethnic minorities in the legislative body.


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