Gender quotas: A necessary step for local government in Scotland?

Policy product type
Specially commissioned briefing for LGiU Scotland
Published date
May 17, 2016
Patrick Bourke, LGiU Scotland Associate
Issues Covered
  • electoral systems
  • gender quotas
  • local government elections
  • women in politics
Finance, People

This briefing will examine if female representation in local government elections in Scotland would benefit from the implementation of a gender quota similar to one that was recently introduced in the Republic of Ireland.

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