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Labour Gains: Jess Phillips

Meet the woman disrupting British politics' patriarchy

5th March, 2017
Jess Phillips

A year has now passed since a first-time Labour MP brought the House of Commons to silence as she listed the women killed by men in Britain over the previous 12 months. The names of the 120 victims – aged between 13 and 95 – were read into the parliamentary record on International Women’s Day by Jess Phillips, a star of the most recent intake of members.

Weeks later, after launching a campaign against online misogyny, the...

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