If you were asked to put in rank order what you valued more highly – your Grannie, your children or your car…. love, instinct, social pressure and conditioned response probably tell us one thing, but financial reckoning something completely different. Continue reading Equal pay for equal value
The Women’s Equality Party is the only party with a joined-up plan for tackling the pension gap. “We are working to create an equal education system that ends the practice of encouraging young girls into jobs that we value and pay less. We have fully-costed policies for free childcare that would create millions more jobs, increase the tax base and reduce out-of-work benefits. We are the only party working to offer women real choices so they can work and save.” Continue reading Equal Pay means Equal Pension…?
CPA intend to address the issue of marriage breakdown which is costing the nation about 48billion per year and child care costs are included in this figure. We want the tax threshold to be transferable from husband to wife to make it financially viable for one parent to stay home with the children. Continue reading Maureen Martin -virtual hustings
I will fight for an EU deal that protects jobs and investment and I will do everything I can to ensure the protections which the EU has helped to enshrine for women in a whole range of areas (including at work) continue to exist. Continue reading Heidi Alexander – virtual hustings
Here at WEP we like the number 7 quite a lot; we have 7 objectives, so here’s a fun and deadly serious game you can try as we have just 7 weeks before the snap General Election… (and just 2 before the Council Elections outside London):
Write to the person you are considering voting for (and even if time to the others too) and ask them to exemplify how their record stacks up with the 7 principles of public life and how they can demonstrate their active and ongoing commitment to the 7 objectives for women’s equality:
Continue reading 7 principles of public life
Can’t take any credit for this one but thought you might like to take a look. Please share widely this very succinct and compelling article by Melissa Robertson who is supporting WEP Liverpool’s Metro Mayor campaign. http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/article/why-pay-equality-matters/1429628 Continue reading Pay Gap Audit & Why it Matters