It’s time to decriminalise abortion – and Labour MPs must play a part

By Charlotte Nichols / @charlotte2153   This week, following a Ten Minute Rule Bill introduced by Labour MP Diana Johnson, MPs voted to decriminalise abortion in England and Wales; the Bill passed by 172 votes in favour, and 142 against, with its second reading on March 24th. Fifty years on from the Abortion Act 1967 which … Continued

Labour’s Achievements for Female Trade Unionists, and How Our Generation Will Lead the Change

By Charlotte Nichols / @charlotte2153 Tessa Jowell famously pointed out that when she entered parliament, there were more male MPs called ‘John’ or ‘Jonathan’ than there were women MPs. Representation without addressing the underlying inequalities is merely tokenism, and the Labour Party in Government worked to address these structural problems alongside addressing a lack of … Continued