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Introduction
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This page aims to provide information on women's presence in political and public leadership positions in Ireland, North and South and Great Britain. As most of this information is now readily available from the various websites, we are no longer updating every single category. Please check the 'accurate as at' date to at the top of each table to see when the category was last updated. Click here for a note on the sources used in the compilation of this Observatory.

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CURRENT WOMEN LEGISLATORS

United Kingdom
Women members of the House of Commons
Women members of the House of Lords
Women ministers in the UK Government
Women Government Whips and Deputy Speakers

Republic of Ireland
Women members of Dáil Éireann
Women members of Seanad Éireann
Women ministers in the Irish Government

Devolved Assemblies
Women members of the Scottish Parliament
Women members of the Welsh Assembly
Women members of the Northern Ireland Assembly
Women ministers in Devolved Governments

Europe
Women UK members of the European Parliament
Women Irish members of the European Parliament

Local
Women members of Greater London Assembly
Women members of county councils in the Republic of Ireland
Women members of city and borough councils in the Republic of Ireland

OTHER CATEGORIES OF PUBLIC LIFE

Women judges in the United Kingdom
Women judges in the Republic of Ireland
Women in the United Kingdom civil service
Women in the Irish civil service
Women in the Northern Ireland civil service
Women on public bodies in the United Kingdom

FORMER WOMEN LEGISLATORS

United Kingdom
Former women members of the House of Commons
Former women members of the House of Lords
Former women ministers in UK Governments
Former women Government Whips and Deputy Speakers
Former women Parliamentary Private Secretaries

Republic of Ireland
Former women members of Dáil Éireann
Former women members of Seanad Éireann
Former women ministers in Irish Governments

Devolved Assemblies
Former women members of the Northern Ireland devolved bodies (1921-86)
Former women members in devolved assemblies

Europe
Former women UK members of the European Parliament
Former women Irish members of the European Parliament

OTHER SEARCH OPTIONS

Alphabetical list of all subjects in Observatory

WOMEN'S RECORDS

Women's Political Records
United Kingdom
Ireland

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