🎧 The Women of Westminster
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Today marks 100 years since Nancy Astor, the first woman to take her seat in the House of Commons, was elected. Rachel Reeves, the current Labour candidate for Leeds West and a former member of the Shadow Cabinet, chats to Dan about the history of women in Westminster. She highlights the challenges they faced in the past, the remarkable achievements they oversaw and the issues we still need to address today.
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