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Females: Directors

Question for Women and Equalities

UIN 906865, tabled on 24 October 2016

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what steps the Government is taking to increase the number of women on boards and at senior executive levels of FTSE companies.

Answered on

27 October 2016

We have more women on boards than ever before and no all-male boards in the FTSE 100. We have established the new, independent Hampton-Alexander Review which will have a particular focus on improving gender representation in the all-important executive layer of the FTSE companies.

I fully endorse the business-led target of 33% women on FTSE 350 boards by 2020 and would like to go further.

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Women and Equalities
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