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Anglia Late Edition - February 2018

Anglia Late Edition is the regional politics programme for the East of England presented by political correspondent Emma Hutchinson

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Anglia Late Edition looks at the changes since women got the vote 100 years ago; what the future holds for the women at the top; and hospital car park charges - how one Tory's campaign is now Labour policy.

Next week Parliament will celebrate the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote. Tonight's Anglia Late Edition will be looking at how female representation in parliament has changed, and how far there still is to go.

We have an line-up of female politicians from the Anglia region:

Appearing with Emma Hutchinson on Anglia Late Edition were Vicky Ford MP (Con), Fiona Onasanya MP (Lab), Baroness Sal Brinton (Lib Dem) and Margot Parker MEP (Ukip) Credit: ITV Anglia
  • Vicky Ford was elected as Conservative MP for Chelmsford in the 2017 election.
  • Fiona Onasanya is the Labour MP for Peterborough and another one of the 2017 intake.
  • Baroness Sal Brinton is President of the Liberal Democrats and a member of the House of Lords.
  • Margot Parker is the UKIP MEP for the East Midlands. She recently stepped down as the party's deputy leader.
It is 100 years since women got the vote Credit: Pathe

For the woman in the highest office pressure is on. It has been a tough week for Theresa May - questions have been raised about her leadership ability and the direction of her government.

This week the Prime Minister has been in China - will she be able to control the chaos in her ranks from abroad?

The PM is visiting China Credit: ITV News

Jeremy Corbyn was in Milton Keynes on Thursday to champion a plan put forward by a Conservative MP.

Robert Halfon, who represents Harlow, has been campaigning to scrap hospital car parking charges. However, the idea found its way into the Labour manifesto last year and Mr Corbyn is still pushing for the change.

Jeremy Corbyn was in a Milton Keynes Hospital Credit: ITV News

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