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House of Commons

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Caucuses

The mandate, working methods and activities of women’s caucuses in parliament.

Women

Caucus name
Parliamentary Group for Women in Parliament
Date of creation
01.2010
Formal or informal
Informal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
No
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes
Issues dealt with by the caucus
- More female representation in politics, portrayal of women in the media.<br> <br> Creation of the new parliamentary select committee on Women and Equality on 3 June 2015 as recommanded by the Group in their 2014 report: "Improving Parliament: Creating a better and more representative House". <br> Link to this report:<br> http://appgimprovingparliamentreport.co.uk/download/APPG-Women-In-Parliament-Report-2014.pdf
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
No