Room L, City Hall
Time Slot: 
Monday 26th March 16:15 - 17:45
Panel Chair: 
  • Dr Sue Regan (Northumbria University)
Panel Members: 
  • Dr Sue Regan (Northumbria University)
  • Dr Angela O'Hagan (Glasgow Caledonian University)
  • Dr Meryl Kenny (University of Edinburgh)
  • Ms Judith Sijstermans (University of Edinburgh)

This panel explores wome in local government in the contemporary UK from the comparative perspectives of Scotland and England.

Convenor - Sue Regan (Northumbria)

Sue Regan (Northumbria) - “Elected and Unelected Women Representatives: is legitimacy destabilised by questions of gender?”

Angela O'Hagan (Glasgow Caledonian University)/ Clementine Hill-O'Connor (Glasgow Caledonian University)/ Claire MacRae (Glasgow Caledonian University)/ Paul Teedon (Glasgow Caledonian University)/ Jennifer Broadhurst (Glasgow Caledonian University) - Equalities and engagement in Participatory Budgeting (PB) in Scotland

Meryl Kenny (University of Edinburgh)/ Judith Sijstermans (University of Edinburgh) - More of the Same? Women and Local Government Elections in Scotland


NOTE - this panel is a joint submission by the Women and Politics and the Local Politics specialist groups - menu below will not let me choose two SGs.