WBG & The General Election 2017

May 15, 2017 | Main Feature, News

Women’s Budget Group has carried out analysis on a wide range of policy which we will be using to raise awareness around the upcoming General Election 2017.

Take a look at our first General Election blog on the parties’ manifestos and social care.

We are collaborating with a range of organisations on our 22nd May Hustings event which will evaluate the main political parties’ stance on issues relating to women’s rights.

The other organisations involved are: the Fawcett Society, Girlguiding UK, Maternity Action, Rape Crisis England and Wales, Rosa, the Young Women’s Trust, the End Violence Against Women Coalition, and the Women’s Resource Centre.

General Election blog: What about social care?

Proposals in the Conservative Party manifesto which would increase the number of people who have to pay for the care they receive in their own home hit the headlines yesterday.  But with over a million people not getting the social care they need and local councils...