t is 2022 and the world of British politics is still disappointingly male. The prime minister is a man and so is the leader of the opposition; the Labour party is yet to have a female leader and only a quarter of Conservative MPs are women.
Still, things are changing – slowly, sometimes painfully – thanks to the work of countless hard-working and ambitious female politicians. They are in the Chamber and on the campaign trail; in the media and in their constituencies.
We have compiled a list of some of those, from the old hands to the fresh faces. You may have heard of some of them already; if all goes well, the others should be making headlines soon enough.