Step 3: Political Purpose & Allegiances.

There is no one reason that women get into politics. Here, some current Councillors share what it took for them to get into politics and what they feel they have achieved. Thanks to COSLA for these videos.


Digging deeper, what issues drives women to want to stand for election? We hear from Gillian Martin SNP MSP and Rachel Varley, Conservative Councillor and student at Edinburgh University.

Gillian Martin MSP shares why she got into politics.

Rachel Varley a Conservative Councillor in West Yorkshire shares why she got involved too.