Julian Knight secured the chairmanship of the DCMS committee on a platform calling for reform to the BBC. A former journalist at the corporation, he has vowed to be a “critical friend” in his new role. The Tory MP talks to Georgina Bailey about why the Beeb must reflect the views of the nation as a whole.
Government, employers and the NHS – need to work together to ensure patients live well with and beyond cancer, says Dr Olivia Ashman, Oncology Medical Director, Pfizer UK.
Women still face higher barriers to entry to international trade compared to their male counterparts. This is an opportune time to think about how the UK can promote trade and investment opportunities in order to empower women across the Commonwealth, writes Theo Clarke MP.
A centuries-old rule barring daughters from becoming hereditary Peers has no place in today’s Parliament. It must be scrapped in the name of equality, writes Philip Davies MP
The three contenders for the Labour leadership have been urged to condemn the suspension of Trevor Phillips from the party over accusations of Islamophobia.
A Labour frontbencher has launched a bitter attack on party bosses over the "astonishing" decision to suspend anti-racism campaigner Trevor Phillips over claims of Islamophobia.
Networks of support and access to information can help women overcome barriers thrive in starting up businesses, writes Baroness Neville-Rolfe
Women in Westminster: The 100 celebrates the achievements and the valuable role women play in public life, by recognising one hundred high profile women from the world of Westminster, writes Baroness Jenkin.
The DWP has lost more disability discrimination cases than any other UK employer resulting in almost £1m in payouts.
The UK signed the Istanbul Convention on 8 June 2012, yet four Parliaments and three Prime Ministers later, the Government continues to stall on ratification and therefore is not legally bound by its provisions, writes Angela Crawley MP.
A free speech row has erupted after an Oxford University event with Amber Rudd was cancelled just half an hour before it was due to take place.
8 March marks International Women’s Day, a day dedicated to celebrating women’s achievements, raising awareness against bias and taking action for equality.
Lack of access to sanitary products remains a major issue affecting women and girls in many parts of the world – it’s time to tackle this global problem head on, writes Wendy Chamberlain MP.
A senior Tory MP has condemned Boris Johnson for his "really ill-judged" comments comparing female Muslims wearing the burqa to letter boxes.
Ahead of International Women's Day, the new chair of the Women and Equalities Committee Caroline Nokes talks to Georgina Bailey about the prime minister’s “ill-judged” comment, the women she most admires, and why the mute button is everyone’s friend
More than four in ten teachers have personally experienced homophobia, biphobia or transphobia at work in the last year, the NASUWT - The Teachers’ Union - has found.
A controversial Downing Street adviser has quit after a row over his past comments on eugenics, race and welfare claimants.
Racial bias in the media not only negates our messages and minimises our work as individuals, but leads to group think in news reports relevant to our society and democracy
A formal inquiry has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) into how schools are monitoring and recording their use of restraint, following widespread concerns about its use and the lack of data available.