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Encouraging women into local government will hit the headlines this autumn. Not before time.

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Lauren Lucas Local Government Information Unit © InformationDaily.TV 2017

The Local Government Association is setting out to attract more women to be Councillors in its 'Be a Councillor' campaign this autumn.

Watch Lauren Lucas (above) filmed just over a year ago talking to us about barriers to women entering local government as revealed in her LGiU research supported by the Fawcett Society 

Watch Fiona Colley sixteen years in local government (LB Southwark) eight years in oposition and eight years in power, talking about her experience of being a Councillor.

CLGdotTV is a campaigning Channel and we will be campaigning this autumn to encourage more women to take part in local politics. Watch this space. 

 

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