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Influence, groupthink and fear. Leeds and the stifling of the transgender debate

It’s three weeks since Leeds City Council controversially cancelled a room booking made by Woman’s Place UK, a group set up to campaign to ensure women’s voices are heard in the debate around proposals to change the Gender Recognition Act. … Continue reading

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Women make up 64% of Leeds council workforce, but outnumbered by men in top jobs

Some interesting new employment stats from Leeds biggest employer, Leeds City Council. Here’s one: women make up 64% of the council’s 15,000 workforce (not counting schools) and fill two-thirds of the council’s lowest-paid jobs. And the higher you go up … Continue reading

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