In our She Stands series, Emma-Louise Boynton interviews inspiring female MPs, engaging in topical conversations, as we work to inspire a more equal gender split in parliament. Learn more about the roles of your local MPs in an open, informal conversation, and discover the actions they're taking to tackle a range of issues, from racial discrimination and gender inequality to domestic crime. In this session, Emma-Louise wil chat to Anna McMorrin, MP for Cardiff North; and Marion Fellows, MP for Motherwell and Wishaw.
Emma-Louise Boynton is a broadcast journalist and co-founder of women’s career platform, Her Hustle. She also hosts the Her Hustle x Missoma podcast ‘Life Lessons With…’ launching in March and is a contributing editor at The Stack.
Anna McMorrin is the Labour MP for Cardiff North, and has been an MP continuously since 8 June 2017. She currently undertakes the role of Shadow Minister (Justice). Anna joined the Labour Party as a teenager and was an environmental campaigner before going on to be the Special Adviser on Climate Change and Environment in the Welsh Labour Government for over six years. She is passionate about the environment, strengthening the green agenda and responding to the climate emergency and is a keen Welsh learner, enjoying practising with her children who are fluent.
Marion Fellows was elected as the Member of Parliament for Motherwell and Wishaw at the General Election in 2015, 2017 and was re-elected for a third time in 2019. She studied Accountancy and Finance at Heriot Watt University and spent her early career in a variety of related roles in both the public and private sectors, including teaching further education. She currently serves as the SNP spokesperson for Disabilities and as an SNP whip. Between June 2017 and January 2020 she was the SNP spokesperson for Small Business, Enterprise and Innovations
During the hour-long lunchtime session, Emma-Louise will interview each MP for around 15 minutes before moving to the next, with time for questions.
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