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Why Westminster sexism is so hard to stamp out

Recent allegations of sexual misconduct highlight the toxic working environment for women in parliament.

By Anoosh Chakelian, Ailbhe Rea and Harry Lambert

The misogyny that many women working in parliament experience has reared its ugly head once more. Anoosh Chakelian, Ailbhe Rea and Harry Lambert discuss the latest revelations of sexual misconduct at Westminster and the personal cost for the women who speak out.

The team then discuss Labour’s prospects for the local elections and whether the cost of living, not partygate, could be the key to victory.

Then a special You Ask Us to say goodbye to Ailbhe Rea.

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