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Joe Tibbetts is the publisher and managing editor of i-D Information Daily; Public Service Digital and Council News Monitor. He anchors the Reality Bites podcast; & AnswerTime the InformationDaily.TV panel show; chairs conferences, and advises organisations on how to get heard.

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Why are women so under-represented in the Local Government arena?

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Women currently make up about 1/3 of elected councillors, a figure which has barely changed at all over the last two decades. Less than 17 per cent of council leaders are women. Lauren Lucas of LGIU in conversation with Joe Tibbetts

SURFING THE TIMELINE

00:00 | The Local Government Information Unit and what it does

01:25 | Women in local government: Research and findings

03:16 | Something must be going wrong...

04:53Barriers for women in local government

07:58 | Do we have the solutions?

10:10 | Beacon councils and current work being done for equal representation

READ MORE HERE: 3000 female councillors needed to bridge gender gap

 

 

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