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Statement From Mandu Reid On Budget 2020


Statement from Mandu Reid on the Domestic Abuse Bill

"The domestic abuse bill is one of the most over-announced and under delivered bills in recent political history. First announced in 2017, successive Conservative governments have failed to deliver this life-saving legislation: delaying the consultation stage, nearly killing it when Boris Johnson decided to illegally suspend parliament, and choosing not to carry it over to a new parliamentary session when a general election was called.


Statement from the Returning Officers

As Returning Officers to the Women's Equality Party, we hereby declare Mandu Reid to be the next Leader of the Women's Equality Party.


The Women’s Equality Party welcomed the Tories' parole reform pledges, but with caution.

The Women’s Equality Party welcomed the Conservative Party’s pledge to reform the parole system, but said it risks placing the onus on victims to get the right outcomes.

The conservative Party’s reforms are a response to the outrageous and indefensible Parole Board decision in January 2018 that allowed serial rapist John Worboys early release from prison. The decision was subsequently challenged by victims and reversed, keeping Worboys in prison indefinitely. 


Women’s Equality Party warns that Brexit will increase gender pay gap

The Women’s Equality Party has today warned that the gender pay gap is likely to increase if the UK leaves the EU, making women more vulnerable to exploitation and violence.
 

  
        
  

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