First Women’s Equality Party Conference

When Sandi Toksvig and Catherine Mayer announced the formation of a brand new feminist political party, grown women wept.

sophieI know they did, because they told me about it in their droves at the historic WEP conference in Manchester.

With Suffragette purple decor and a selection of intelligent and humorous speakers, there was plenty of personal investment alongside the political – but will it make for a new landscape in Westminister?

It seems that winning the race isn’t leader Sophie Walker’s number one priority – it’s more about putting a scare into their opponents.

Read my piece on the New Statesman here.

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