Harriet Harman

Member of Parliament for Camberwell and Peckham. Mother of the House.

About the book

Allen Lane Published 2nd February 2017

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The first time the story of women's progressive politics over the past thirty years has been told.

Why does the political representation of women matter? And which hurdles - personal, political and societal - have been faced, fought and sometimes overcome in the past thirty years? From campaigning with small children to increasing the number of women in Parliament, bringing women's issues to the heart of the Labour Party and tackling a parliamentary culture with no consideration for family life, this frank, inspiring and politically charged book is a crucial account of the progress (and occasional setbacks) made in fighting to change the Labour Party, UK politics and the way the country has been governed since the 1970s.

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