ON THE UP: The number of female MPs is at an all-time high
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ETHNIC MINORITY WOMEN ARE NOW CLAIMING THEIR VOICE IN PARLIAMENT by SUNDER KATWALADirector, British Future LAST week’s Lewisham East by-election appeared a fairly routine political event. Labour defended the London seat with a reduced majority. The effort of UKIP and the new anti-Islam party ‘For Britain’ to turn protests about the imprisonment of former EDL leader Tommy Robinson into votes was an abject failure, with both winning one per cent of the vote. There is a gulf between the shoutiest people on the internet and how most voters think. Yet the election of new MP Janet Daby, the black British child…