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Trans Candidates Could Be Fast-Tracked To Westminster Using All-Women Shortlists, Says Dawn Butler

Trans candidates could be fast-tracked into the House of Commons via Labour’s all-women-shortlist policy, Dawn Butler has revealed.

Labour’s Shadow Women and Equalities Minister said the party should consider including trans women in female-only candidate selections – an automatic process in safe Labour areas - if they applied.

Speaking to The House magazine, however, Butler said it was a “complicated subject” and the party would establish an LGBTI+ advisory board to help party chiefs “take each step at a time”.

She said: “We will be taking guidance and advice from people who are...


Published By: huffingtonpost - Thursday, 11 January, 2018