There are more women in boardrooms than ever, and attitudes about race and sexuality are shifting. But millions of disabled people are still shut out of society
Rejoice, rejoice. Britain’s biggest companies hit a target of ensuring half the population have one quarter of seats in their boardrooms. Sarcasm aside, this is cause for a degree of celebration, since the proportion of women at this top level of business governance has doubled in four years. Most are non-executives, not involved in daily operations, but it remains a step in the right direction.
Both left and right should hang heads in shame at the failure to fight properly for this sizeable minority