A Prime Minister hand-picked by a tiny unrepresentative clique. A House of Lords packed to the rafters with unelected appointees. And an electoral system that throws millions of people’s votes on the scrapheap. 200 years after the Peterloo Massacre saw people die for the right to vote, our democracy is still warped in the interests of a few.
Lynn has been a full-time officer with PCS Scotland since 2005 and is PCS national officer for Scotland and Ireland. She has been active in the labour and trade union movement for over 30 years and is chair of Politics for the Many.
For International Women’s Day, Lynn Henderson, PCS national political officer and Scottish TUC vice president, asks why women are still so under-represented in union structures