What’s Current: Tory MP wants ‘women’ removed from Women and Equalities Committee title

Philip Davies
Philip Davies

Tory MP Philip Davies wants the word “women” removed from Women and Equalities Committee title:

“I’d prefer if it was just called the equalities committee. I don’t see why it needs to be called the women and equalities committee. You can still look at women’s issues on a committee that’s just called equalities.”

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Meghan Murphy
Meghan Murphy

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