Monthly Archives: July 2012

Wikipedia hijacked by ideologues

I’ve long been a big fan of Wikipedia, and refer to it almost every day. So I was interested to learn that Michael Klein and a German journalist, Arne Hoffmann, have co-authored an open letter about German Wikipedia to the … Continue reading

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Different positions on quotas: The Fawcett Society v The 30% club

I refer you again to the recent submissions of written evidence to the House of Lords sub-committee: 120726 House of Lords sub-committee, written evidence submitted If you consider all the submissions, you’ll see that virtually all fall cleanly into one … Continue reading

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House of Lords select committe inquiry on ‘Women on Boards’: written evidence submitted

Regular visitors to this blog will be aware of the House of Lords inquiry. Herewith the latest update: http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/lords-select/eu—internal-market-sub-committee-b/ Written submissions to the enquiry were published this afternoon: 120726 House of Lords sub-committee, written evidence submitted Most of the written evidence … Continue reading

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Entertaining comments on the IEA blog piece

I urge you to subscribe to email notifications to make you aware of new comments on the IEA blog piece: http://www.iea.org.uk/blog/the-gender-diversity-delusion After the comments from ‘Female entrepreneur’, I honestly didn’t expect any further comments from militant feminists. So I was surprised – … Continue reading

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Helena Morrissey appears before a House of Lords select committee

Helena Morrissey, founder of the 30 per cent club, today appeared before the House of Lords select committee investigating ‘Women on Boards’. The following is a link to the video, the first hour of which is devoted to Mrs Morrissey. … Continue reading

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We need to talk about Vince Cable… again

The Business Secretary continues to talk and write utter nonsense on the topic of gender diversity in the boardroom. Only Lord Davies compares with him as a bullying male proponent of the initiative. On 16 July the Evening Standard published an article … Continue reading

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Professor Susan Vinnicombe, the world’s leading academic proponent of ‘more women on boards’, makes a remarkable admission to a House of Lords inquiry

Regular readers of this blog will need no introduction to two of the leading British proponents of ‘improved’ gender diversity in boardrooms, Professor Susan Vinnicombe and Dr Ruth Sealy, respectively Director and Deputy Director of the Cranfield International Centre for Women Leaders … Continue reading

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