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6:00 pm

Women of Westminster: An Evening with Rachel Reeves MP [women only]

March 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Marriott Room, York Explore, Library Square, Museum Street
York, YO1 7DS
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Cost: FREE – donations welcome for room hire only. Tickets: https://womeninwestminsterwithrachelreevesmp.eventbrite.co.uk Access: Wheelchair accessible; accessible toilets; hearing loop; limited free disabled parking on forecourt About: Join us for talk and discussion about the history of women in Parliament. Rachel Reeves MP for Leeds West has written two books: ‘Alice in Westminster’ on Alice Bacon, Yorkshire’s first woman MP, and ‘Women of Westminster’ highlighting the century-long struggles and achievements of women MPs. Before entering Parliament Rachel worked as an economist at Bank of England, the British Embassy in Washington, and Halifax Bank of Scotland. This is a non-party political event. Organiser: York Labour Party: alisonwomensofficer@gmail.com

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7:00 pm

Respect & Recognition for Women in Politics [women only]

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friends Meeting House, Friargate
York, YO1 9RL
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Cost: FREE, donations welcome for room hire only Access: Wheelchair accessible; accessible toilets; no hearing loop About: A panel of women activists and campaigners, particularly including young women, from across the political spectrum sharing their experiences of being heard and respected, or not! Find what we have in common. No current politicians on the panel but welcome in the audience. Organiser: June Tranmer, t:  07932 163602; june.tranmer@gmail.com

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