Arab Today, arab today queen tops bbc radio 4 survey
Last Updated : GMT 21:46:51
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

Queen tops BBC Radio 4 survey

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today Queen tops BBC Radio 4 survey

London - Arabstoday

The Queen, Home Secretary Theresa May and Santander bank boss Ana Botin have been declared the UK's top three most powerful women in a BBC survey. A panel of judges compiled a list of the country's 100 most influential females for Radio 4's Woman's Hour. Further down were author JK Rowling at seventh and Scottish Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at 20th. One judge, journalist Eve Pollard, said the list highlighted the sectors where women were still under-represented. The Queen's granddaughter-in-law, the Duchess of Cambridge, did not make the list but the judges noted her potential to do so. 'Soft power' Ms Pollard said: "Most women on our list were judged to have power because they had reached a place where they have control - of policy, of direction, of influence, of staff. "The panel, a democratic group, also felt that we should include some women who have what we describe as soft power - not hire and fire or innovative financial decisions but the ability to transform the way we think about ourselves. "Inevitably, not everyone will agree with the 100 we have chosen. There are some omissions. For example, we had long debates about the Duchess of Cambridge. Is she influential? Hugely. Is she powerful? Not yet. "What this list does is shine a light on those sectors where too few women are getting to the top, like politics, FTSE companies, the military and journalism. "Our legacy, we hope, is that this list might change that." David Cameron's speechwriter Clare Foges, singer Adele and broadcaster Clare Balding were among those outside the top 20 but on the full list. The judging panel also included Conservative MP Priti Patel, Labour peer Oona King and crime novelist Val McDermid. 'Too slow' Figures compiled by the BBC News website last year showed fewer than a third of the UK's most influential jobs were held by women. Women occupied on average 30.9% of the most senior positions across 11 key sectors analysed, including business, politics, the judiciary and policing. Campaigners said progress was still too slow. The top 20 names in the Woman's Hour list are: 1.Her Majesty The Queen 2.Rt Hon Theresa May MP (Home Secretary) 3.Ana Botin (CEO, Santander UK) 4.Baroness Brenda Hale of Richmond (Supreme Court judge) 5.Elisabeth Murdoch (chairman, Shine Group) 6.Professor Dame Sally Davies (Chief Medical Officer) 7.Justine Roberts and Carrie Longton (co-founders, Mumsnet) 8.Lady Justice Hallett (Appeal Court judge) 9.Angela Ahrendts (CEO, Burberry) 10.Dame Gail Rebuck (chairman and CEO, The Random House Group) 11.Frances O'Grady (general secretary, TUC) 12.Moya Greene (chief executive, Royal Mail) 13.JK Rowling (author and philanthropist) 14.Rt Hon Harriet Harman MP (deputy leader, Labour Party) 15.Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell (President and vice-chancellor, University of Manchester) 16.Rosemary Squire (co-founder and co-chief executive, Ambassador Theatre Group) 17.Rt Hon Maria Miller MP (Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport) 18.Sara Thornton (chief constable, Thames Valley Police) 19.Ann Glover (chief scientific adviser to the European Commission) 20.Nicola Sturgeon MSP (Deputy First Minister of Scotland)  

arabstoday
arabstoday

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today queen tops bbc radio 4 survey Arab Today, arab today queen tops bbc radio 4 survey

 



Arab Today, arab today

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today queen tops bbc radio 4 survey Arab Today, arab today queen tops bbc radio 4 survey

 



Arab Today, arab today France defies terrorism through tourism

GMT 15:18 2017 Saturday ,20 May

France defies terrorism through tourism
Arab Today, arab today Zainab Fadel Oglu designs “Shakerin” mosque

GMT 12:13 2017 Thursday ,11 May

Zainab Fadel Oglu designs “Shakerin” mosque
Arab Today, arab today Seeks to move past rift with Israel

GMT 08:00 2017 Monday ,08 May

Seeks to move past rift with Israel
View News in Arabic - Media: راديو
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Mozambique's gas boom dream under threat

GMT 16:29 2017 Monday ,08 May

Mozambique's gas boom dream under threat
Arab Today, arab today Prepares to give stargazers an eyeful

GMT 13:38 2017 Monday ,06 March

Prepares to give stargazers an eyeful
Arab Today, arab today Jaguar displays XF Sportbrake line

GMT 14:36 2017 Monday ,08 May

Jaguar displays XF Sportbrake line
Arab Today, arab today BMW sees forecasts in reach

GMT 09:04 2017 Thursday ,04 May

BMW sees forecasts in reach
Arab Today, arab today Climate science: Bad news gets worse

GMT 08:48 2017 Saturday ,06 May

Climate science: Bad news gets worse
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday