Category: Work & careers

Banning babies from parliament shows just how out of touch Westminster is | Stella Creasy

If we want more women with children to become MPs, we need family-friendly policies for parents like me in the Commons As the Speaker welcomes cats into the chamber, last night his deputy criticised my parenting for bringing my toddler to the voting lobbies. She demanded I hand her over to her instead, despite being…
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Banning babies from parliament shows just how out of touch Westminster is | Stella Creasy

If we want more women with children to become MPs, we need family-friendly policies for parents like me in the Commons As the Speaker welcomes cats into the chamber, last night his deputy criticised my parenting for bringing my toddler to the voting lobbies. She demanded I hand her over to her instead, despite being…
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Banning babies from parliament shows just how out of touch Westminster is | Stella Creasy

If we want more women with children to become MPs, we need family-friendly policies for parents like me in the Commons As the Speaker welcomes cats into the chamber, last night his deputy criticised my parenting for bringing my toddler to the voting lobbies. She demanded I hand her over to her instead, despite being…
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Allowing babies in the Commons would humanise it | Letters

Rachel Phipps says we need to create a society where mothers with babies are welcomed, not excluded. Plus letters from Martin Cooper and Jack Winter I am 64 and have six children. I am upset but not surprised by the decision to exclude women with babies from parliamentary debates (MPs should not bring babies into…
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