Men dominate top roles at authorities

By Hiba Mahamadi | 19 July 2017

Female chief executives are outnumbered two to one even though women make up 78% of the local government workforce in England, new research has revealed.

A report entitled Does Local Government Work for Women?, conducted by the LGiU think-tank and the Fawcett Society, found more than 70% of female chief executives in England feel that the most senior levels of local government do not have a sufficient gender balance.

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