Quota Rota

In most cases, it remains more difficult for a candidate who does not fit the “white, male, middle class” norm to be selected

A Duh! comment as the prospect of introducing quotas for female British MPs rears its contentious head. No talk of any further reform to the bowl of cold porridge that is the British political system. Just skewing tokenism in an attempt to look democratic and egalitarian?

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s