Westminster's women problem

Eight years ago I arrived in Parliament as a newly elected MP and wondered where all the women had gone. In the 900 year old Palace of Westminster you walk down corridors lined with pictures of men, into lobbies decorated by statues of men, through to a chamber that is still overwhelmingly dominated by men. Much progress has been made since some women won the right to vote 100 years ago, but Parliament remains a visible reminder that there is still a long way to go.

When I was first elected, I was stunned to hear a small handful of Tory male MPs shout “knickers” at me when I walked into the chamber wearing a skirt. 

Read more from Lisa Nandy for i News here: https://inews.co.uk/opinion/male-mps-shouted-knickers-lisa-nandy-westminsters-woman-problem/