Re-Opening Doors 2013.

Friday: 11.30 am. Zahira Hassan has just arrived in Sarah Boyack’s office. A quick glance at the MSP’s diary is enough to convince her that she is in for a very interesting few weeks shadowing the Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Planning. Continue reading “Re-Opening Doors 2013.”

A taste for politics

Many of my female friends show no interest in politics and this is something that baffles me.

Ruth Bittern may be disappointed that many of the young women she knows seem uninterested in politics but there is no mistaking her own enthusiasm.  Ruth applied to our Opening Doors Shadow Scheme because she wants to put political knowledge to good use in the community.  In fact she had just given up a successful job in the financial sector because she wanted to work somewhere more rewarding and satisfying.

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