Difficult Women (In-Person)

  • Event Start: 18th May 2021, 8:00pm
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When Ken Clarke called Theresa May ‘a bloody difficult woman’, he set off a wave of discussions about what it really meant to a be a successful woman in British politics across the political spectrum today. Inspired by Rachel Johnson’s new podcast on LBC, in this panel we will to hear from women who have faced the height of scrutiny in the British Press and really understand what is means to be deemed a ‘difficult woman’ in British public life today.

Speakers:

Gina Miller

Guyanese-British Businesswoman who initiated court proceedings against the government over its authority to implement Brexit without Parliamentary approval and successfully prevented the prorogation of Parliament in 2019.

Rachel Johnson

Journalst, Author and Politician who left the Conservative Party for the Liberal Democrats in the run up to the 2017 General Election and ran as the Change UK candidate in the 2019 European Parliament elections.

Julia Langdon

Former Political Editor of the Daily Mirror, the first woman to ever hold the position in a national newspaper and author, currently writing a biography of Gordon Brown