Women in Politics

A newly-formed group has taken the first step in getting more Cambridge women involved in politics. At an informal get together at the Hidden Lake Hotel on Saturday the women, a mix of experienced politicians, newcomers and others contemplating going into politics talked of the barriers in their way. They say collegial support and an understanding for the community’s needs would go a long way to encouraging more females to put their names forward for elected office. The group comprises, from left, Judy Bannon, Louise Upston, Jenni Dacomb, Alana Mackay, Elise Badger, Jo Davies-Colley, Liz Stolwyk, Susan O’Regan, Norma Mackie, Sue Milner and sitting, Rosemary Hill.

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