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The Granada Debate: why are we still fighting sexism?

100 years after women first won the right to vote - why are we still battling against sexism and gender inequality?

Are women doing enough to fight their own corner?

Watch this month's edition of the Granada Debate:


  • Seema Kennedy, the Conservative MP for South Ribble
  • Cat Smith, the Labour MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood
  • Jemima Olchawski, from the gender equality charity The Fawcett Society


WATCH: Granada Debate

Will our young people inherit a north rich in assets but poor in opportunity? Is sexual harassment endemic in Westminster? Find out what our guests thought on last night's Granada Debate.

Why are so many families in the North West using food banks? Watch the Granada Debate here:

On this month's Granada debate we asked why so many people in the North West have to rely on food banks to feed their families.

We also looked at the route HS2 will take through the region, and question whether it will be worth the wait.

Alison was joined by David Nuttall, Conservative MP for Bury North, Labour's MP for Manchester Central Lucy Powell and Adrian Curtis from the Trussell Trust.

Watch it below:


Watch: The Granada Debate

The bed blocking crisis in the North West and the leadership battle for Ukip are the topics discussed in this month's Granada Debate. Join presenter Alison Mackenzie and her guests - Graham Evans the Conservative MP for Weaver Vale, Liz McInnes the Labour MP for Heywood and Middleton and the Ukip party treasurer John Bickley .