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Mary interviewed for the Guardian on gender representation in the European Parliament 20/05/2014.

Mary in the Camden New Journal. On a platform with playwright Bonnie Greer, Tulip Siddiq, Melissa Benn and Lucy De Groot discussing equality and ‘smashing the glass ceiling’.15/05/2014

Mary appears on Radio 4′s  The Westminster Hour to discuss the European election 18/05/2014.

Mary appears on the BBC Sunday Politics (London) to discuss the European election 04/05/14.

 

Open letter calls for Nordic approach to prostitution in Canada 23/04/14

Mary appears on LBC to analyse the Europe debate between Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage, 26/03/14

Mary appears on ITV News to discuss women on boards, 26/03/14

Mary appears on Channel 4 News to discuss prostitution, 25/03/14

Mary signs an open letter to The Telegraph calling for a ban on the use of water cannons by the police, 22/03/14

The Polish Newsweek magazine cover Mary’s work on prostitution, 23/03/14

Mary talks to Tribune about violence against women, 22/03/14

The Guardian quote Mary’s views on the link between Ukip and the far right, 11/03/14

Mary writes for The Parliament Magazine on International Women’s Day, 08/03/14

Mary writes for Progress Online on International Women’s Day, 08/03/14

Mary writes to The Times about the Nordic Model, 06/03/14

The Telegraph mention Mary while covering prostitution in Germany, 05/03/14

Mary writes to The Independent in support of the UK Parliament’s consideration of the Nordic Model, 05/03/14

Mary writes to The Evening Standard in support of the Nordic Model, 05/03/14

Mary speaks to BBC Radio London’s Breakfast Show about the Swedish Model, 04/03/14

The Independent quote Mary when writing about the UK parliament and the Nordic Model, 03/03/14

The IB Times mention Mary when writing about the UK parliament and the Nordic Model, 03/03/14

The Parliament Magazine post Mary’s views in the wake of the prostitution vote, 28/02/14

Coverage of the prostitution report in the European Voice, 27/02/14

The Daily Mail cover Mary’s prostitution vote, 27/02/14

Shifting Grounds post Mary’s piece on the Swiss referendum, 27/02/14

Mary writes for the Huffington Post after her prostitution vote, 27/02/14

German newspaper Donaukurier in Ingolstadt write about changes in prostitution, 27/02/14

Mary’s prostitution vote is covered for Pro-Mediene magazine, 27/02/14

Hannah Osborne writes about Mary’s prostitution report in the IB Times, 26/02/14

The IB Times report the open letter in support of Mary written by nearly 80 academics, 26/02/14

The IB Times cover Mary’s prostitution report, 26/02/14

The Guardian cover Mary’s successful prostitution vote, 26/02/14

Mary appears on The Big Questions to talk about prostitution, 23/02/14

Mary appears on Radio 4’s Sunday Programme to talk prostitution, 23/02/14

Mary appears on Newsnight to discuss prostitution, 20/02/14

Gulf Today re-post Mary’s IndyVoices piece, 13/02/14

Mary appears on LBC’s Duncan Barkes show to discuss prostitution, 13/02/14

Mary writes in support of quotas for INDY Voices, 12/02/14

Mary writes for Left Foot Forward about the Tory record on FGM, 11/02/14

The International mention Mary when reporting on prostitution, 11/02/14

Mary counters Marina Yannakoudakis’s view on women on boards, 06/02/14

The Daily Mail quote Mary when writing about Gerard Batten, 05/02/14

Rowena Mason quotes Mary when writing about Ukip for The Guardian, 04/02/14

Classical Music magazine post Mary’s piece with Patricia Adkins Chiti in their print edition, February 2014 Issue

Unite Works mention Mary in their article on women and low pay, January/ February 2014 Issue

Shifting Grounds repost Mary’s blog on women in business, 29/01/14

Mumsnet post Mary’s response to Amnesty’s stance on prostitution, 29/01/14

Mary writes for Shifting Grounds calling on Theresa May to stop far-right Jobbik from coming, 24/01/14

Mary writes about prostitution for The House Magazine, 24th January 2014

Mary writes about prostitution for the Huff Post, 23/01/14

Mary and Joan Smith advocate the Swedish Model in The Telegraph, 23/01/14

Mary debates prostitution law on The World at One, 23/01/14

The International Business Times report the prostitution vote, 23/01/14

Progress Online say they’re reading Mary’s British Influence piece, 23/01/14

Mary speaks to LBC’s Iain Dale about prostitution law, 21/01/14

Mary tells British Influence that the women’s agenda needs to be closer to the centre of the pro-EU debate, 21/01/14

The Huffington Post quote Mary when reporting Farage’s views on women at work, 21/01/14

Mary writes on LabourList that Business for Britain reminds us why we should support the EU, 14/01/14

The Huffington Post quote Mary when reporting on the Tories politicisation of EU migration, 15/01/14

The Huffington Post report Ukip grass roots members’ dyslexia denial and quote Mary, 13/01/14

Mary discusses David Cameron’s sensationalist politics on Channel 5 News, 10/01/14

Mary is quoted in a report on Stuart Agnew’s comments about women by the Daily Mail, 28/11/13

UNISON’s monthly newsletter reports Mary’s work on prostitution and newspaper adverts, Winter 2013

Mary writes for Left Foot Forward on sexism in UKIP, 28/11/13

The Huffington Post quote Mary when reporting on UKIP, 28/11/13

Mary argues that prostitution is a form of violence for INDY Voices, 25/11/13

Mary talks prostitution on the Daily Politics, 13/12/13

Mary writes for British Influence on the move towards a single seat for the European Parliament, 09/12/13

Mary hopes for a change in UK prostitution policy in an article for Total Politics, 12/12/13

Equality Now’s Lauren Hersh mentions Mary’s report in a Guardian Comment Is Free piece, 12/12/13

Mary talks prostitution with LBC’s Clive Bull, 11/12/13

The Guardian’s Lexy Topping writes about Mary’s prostitution report, 11/12/13

Mary and fellow MEP Michael Cashman criticise the Tories record on women’s and LGBTI rights for LabourList, 10/12/13

Mary appears on Women’s Hour to discuss France’s changes to prostitution law, 04/12/13

Mary writes in favour of the EU for the Huffington Post, 03/12/13

The Daily Mirror report UKIP sexism and quote Mary, 29/11/13

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Mary features as quote of the week on the Financial Times ‘Women at Business School’ page, 21/11/13

Progress say they’re reading Mary’s piece on Europe and business, 21/11/13

City AM report the 40% target and quote Mary, 21/11/13

Mary and Viviane Reding produce a joint op ed on women on boards for The Independent, 21/11/13

The Independent report the EP women on boards vote and quote Mary, 21/11/13

Mary talks to listeners about women on boards for LBC’s Iain Dale Show, 20/11/13

Mary encourages the UK Government to back the 40% quota for LondonLovesBusiness, 20/11/13

British Influence repost Mary’s business case for Europe, 19/11/13

Mary appears on the Daily Politics to discuss quotas for women on boards, 19/11/13

Left Foot Forwards reports Mary’s criticism of the Tories who voted with the BNP, 23/10/13

Mary is quoted in a report on Stuart Agnew’s comments about women by the Daily Mail, 28/11/13

Mary writes for Left Foot Forward on sexism in UKIP, 28/11/13

The Huffington Post quote Mary when reporting on UKIP, 28/11/13

Mary argues that prostitution is a form of violence for INDY Voices, 25/11/13

Mary on Godfrey Bloom for the Huffington Post, 13/11/13

Mary discusses her forthcoming prostitution report with Policy Review Magazine, 13/11/2013

Mary makes the case for pragmatism over prejudice when it comes to business and Europe for London Loves Business, 12/11/2013

Mary points out Nigel Farage’s disproportionately high number of QT appearances, for British Influence, 07/11/13

Mary talks gender equality in the arts with Patricia Adkins-Chiti for Classical Music Magazine, 04/11/13

Mary talks gender equality in the arts with Patricia Adkins-Chiti in Women’s Views on the news, 28/10/13

Mary writes about the Conservatives and trafficking for Left Foot Forward, 23/10/13

Mary writes about the Tory MEPs who votes with the BNP on reproductive rights for LabourList, 23/10/13

Shifting Grounds post Mary’s women on boards blog, 23/10/13

Mary’s question about Kieron Bryan is reported in the South London Press, p.5, 18/10/13

Mary quoted by the Telegraph on women on boards vote, 14/10/13

Mary backs European call for 40% women on boards target in the Huffington Post, 15/10/13

Progress Online say they’re reading Mary’s piece, 16/10/13

Mary talks quotas and part-time work with London Loves Business, 18/10/13

Mary discusses Human Trafficking on The Sunday Politics, 13/10/13

Mary makes the case for international cooperation with the European Movement 11/10/13

Mary writes about prostitution law in The Parliament Magazine 07/10/13

Mary champions the Nordic Model in the Huffington Post 05/10/13

Mary talks to Quadrant about her forthcoming prostitution report 03/10/13

Letter to the Daily Express covered by British Influence, 30/09/13

Mary writes about Labour Conference and single mothers in Shifting Grounds 29/09/13

Mary sets out the steps for tackling the issue of women in low pay in Progress Online 27/09/13

Mary sets out her vision for the removal of the gender pay gap, Indey Voices 26/09/13

British Influence 21/09/13

Labour List quote Mary on Godfrey Bloom 20/09/13

Mary calls for Europe to lead from the front on women’s pay, British Influence 16/09/13

Article on violence against women in Shifting Grounds 11/09/13

Children should not be subject to Michael Gove’s idea of history – Letter from Mary, Published in the Observer (24/02/2013)

Discussion on the Daily Politics with Roger Helmer – BBC 1 (18/01/13)

Do EU policies still serve our economic interests? – By Mary Honeyball and Michael Fabricant MP for Total Politics (17/01/2013)

Boris Johnson blasted for “blatant disregard” for Londoners’ fire service fears – Article on London Love Business by Asa Bennett featuring Mary (15/01/2013)

A Europe Free From Prostitution – Posting featuring Mary Honeyball by Donna Navaro on Women’s Views on News (16/01/13)

LUX Prize 2012 – Article on Cineuropa website featuring Mary (19/11/12)

Channel 5 News on Executive Pay for Women - Discussion Featuring Mary and Saira Khan (09/11/12)

Discussion of Women on Boards on Colourful Digital Radio with Bonsu and Juju – Colourful Digital Radio (24/10/2012)

Mary Honeyball: There is a huge gender mismatch on company boards - Article on Politics Home (23/10/2012)

Discussion on BBC Radio 2 on the Jeremy Vine show with Vanessa Phelps on Women on Boards – BBC Radio 2 (22/10/2012)

Discussion Featuring Mary on BBC Radio 4′s Today Programme Discussing Women on Boards – BBC Radio 4 (22/10/1012)

Women on boards debate heats up – Article on Women’s Views on News Featuring Mary by Anna Reitman (12/10/2012)

Book review: British women olympians and paralympians past and present - Review on Women’s Views on News by Penny Hopkins (01/08/2012)

‘Labour MEP Visits Orpington Labour group’ – Article on website of Orpington town talk (28/07/2012)

‘Report calling for ban on newspaper sex ads’ - Article featuring Mary by Hannah Williamson for the Croydon Guardian (15/06/2012)

‘Report calls for new clampdown on newspaper sex ads’ - Article Featuring Mary by Paul Linford for hold the front page.co.uk (11/06/2012)

Appearence on the BBC Politics Show Discussing Sex Adverts in Local Newspapers (10/06/2012)

‘LBC Radio Debate on Female Representation in Politics’ For Iain Dale’s LBC Radio Show (15/04/2012)

‘Steven Spielberg and Colin Firth join campaign to save Twickenham Film Studios’ – Article featuring Mary by Rachel Bishop for This Is London.com (24/03/2012)

‘Sex selection allegations do not justify ‘easy abortion’ claim’ -  Article by Mary for Public Service Europe (12/03/2012)

‘ Radio Interview on Immunisation & Vaccination on Written Declaration’ - Radio interview by Georg von Harrach for Quadrant (08/03/2012)

‘Hollande peut-il s’entendre avec la gauche britannique?’ - Article Featuring Mary by Olivia Harris for Le Express (29/02/2012)

‘Cabin crew’ protest over Ryanair advert’ – Article in the Herts and Essex Observer Featuring Mary (15/12/11)

EU treaty: David Cameron has played a blinder says Boris Johnson - Article in the Daily Telegraph by James Orr quoting Mary (09/12/11)

Interview with Iain Dale on the Eurozone crisis – Available on LBC Radio (£) or through my website for free (8/12/11)

Letter From Mary to the European Voice about the situation of foreign language lecturers in Italy – European Voice (1/12/11)

The News: School Dropouts -Interview with Mary on Europarl TV (28/11/11)

On the Agenda: Croatia, code of conduct and much more - Interview with Mary on Europarl TV (25/11/11)

Ryanair hostesses strips for charity – Article quoting Mary (18/11/11)

Ryanair offers 2012 bikini and lingerie charity calendar - Aritcle on Examiner.com quoting Mary (16/11/11)

Britain Divided as Europe Rears its Head Again - Article on Public Service Europe by Danial Mason featuring Mary (09/11/11)

In Defence of the European Courts of Human Rights – Article for Public Service Europe by Mary (20/09/2011)

A Bill in Ill Health – Article for Tribune Magazine on the Health and Social Care Bill by Mary (16/09/2011)

Abortion Advice and Pro-Life Groups – a bad fit? – Article for Public Service Europe by Mary (02/09/2011)

Letter to the Guardian on Abortion Rights – The Guardian (30/08/2011)

Letter to the Independent on joining the Euro - In response to an Article by Mary Ann Seighart sent on (5/07/11)

Government says no to ECJ  age based underwriting - Article by IFAonline featuring Mary, written by Rachel Dalton (24/06/11)

European Maternity Plans Left in Limbo - Article in Tribune featuring Mary, written by Kate Homan (24/6/11)

Labour’s Sure Start legacy will be felt in years to come – Article published on Labour List (14/5/11)

Osteoporosis: MEPs call for action to tackle Europe’s €32bn a year ‘hidden disease’ - Brian Johnson, Parliament Magazine (18/04/11)

Gender Ruling- The Price of Equality - Insurance News (Paywall) (12/04/11)

Industry issues EU-wide ‘call to action’ to raise vitamin D deficiency awareness levels - Article Featuring Mary by Shane Starling, Nutra Ingredients.com (30/3/11)

Education, Education, Education -  Mary Honeyball, Parliament Magazine (7/3/11)

There’s no such thing as bad publicity -City Diary, The Times (8/12/2010)

Britain Should Join the Euro, says says ‘vindicated’ Labour MEP – Ian Martin, Wall Street Journal blog (24/11/2010)

This isn’t a strip search, Ryanair flight attendants pose in bikinis for charity - Carlo Alcos, USA Today Travel (23/11/2010)

Europarl TV: Making Sports Fairer - Europarl TV (23/11/10)

EU local authorities urged to promote inclusion through sport - Parliament Magavine (15/04/10)

Campaigns: Public Sector – Petition saves human trafficking unit – Campaigns (12/3/10)

Petition Saves Human Trafficking Unit -  PR Week (12/3/10)

Pioneering London School Children Skype European Debate - eGov Monitor (9/2/10)

Human trafficking laid aside? – New Europe (8/11/09)

The Tory leader may regret forsaking moderate leaders like Angela Merkel for the far right – Article by Mary in the Tribune Magazine (30/10/09)

Campaign against online sales restrictions goes to Europe - Article featuring Mary in The Times Online (Paywall) (18/09/2009)

Ebay petitions EU to stop blocks on net trade - Article featuring Mary on The Parliament.com (21/09/2009)

Don’t shut down the trafficking unit - Comment is Free article on the Guardian website written by Mary (7/10/09)

PA News – Mention of Mary in an article about e-Bay (2/11/09)

Maternity leave in the EU – Article written my Mary for New Europe (20/05/09)

Only one per cent of Croydon residents know their MEP
– Featured in an article in Croydon Today [01/06/09]

Election Diaries – Article by Mary published in Total Politics (see below)[01/06/09]

Elections Diary

Britain in Europe: Ten leading MEPs – Article featuring Mary published in The Independent on Sunday [31/05/09]

Ban Sex Adverts [letter] - Letter published in The Guardian [16/05/09]

The Mary Honeyball Interview - Article published on Labourlist [15/05/09]

Lesbian partners may get Euro paternity rights – Article featuring Mary published in Personnel Today [01/05/2009]

How new mums can avoid discrimination at work - Article featuring Mary published in Moneywise Magazine [29/04/2009]

Cost of texting abroad cut - Article featuring Mary published in Metro [24/04/2009]

Cost of overseas text messages slashed to 9p - Article featuring Mary published in the Daily Mail [22/04/2009]

Mary Honeyball: New parents deserve better leave … - Comment is Free article on the Guardian website written by Mary [17/04/2009]

Partners of lesbian mothers to get paternity leave – Article featuring Mary published in the Telegraph [17/04/2009]

MEPs back EU maternity leave increase

- TheParliament.com [16/04/2009] (b/l)

As a temporary measure, quotas work - Comment is Free article on the Guardian website written by Mary [08/03/09]

Access all areas - Article by Mary on increasing access to broadband services in The Parliament magazine[02/03/2009]

Interns trading sex for secrets – Article by Mary published in New Europe [17/02/2009]

‘Sexist’ boob ads defaced by Facebook group – Article featuring Mary in the Evening Standard & Metro [17/02/2009]

But what about the jobless women? - Comment is Free article on the Guardian website written by Mary [11/02/2009]

Will women be excluded from the Gaza peace process? - Article by Mary published in New Europe [12/01/2009]

Why are teenage girls becoming so violent? – Letter published in the Marie Claire newsletter (see below)[01/01/09]

Letter to Marie Claire

Letter to Marie Claire

We turn a blind eye to many brothels - Aritcle featuring Mary in the Evening Standard [31/12/08]

Beauty pageant sparks protest and picket lines in response to the cattle market approach of the sponsors – Article featuring Mary in The Telegraph [04/12/08]

We must act to put paid to gender pay gap – Article by Mary in The Tribune [30/11/08]

Women in City paid a third less than men – Article featuring Mary in The Evening Standard [26/11/08]

Plane sexist - Comment is Free article on the Guardian website written by Mary [21/11/08]

The Big Issue: equal rights and equal pay – Article by Mary in Whitehall & Westminster World (see below) [18/11/08]

Whitehall & Westminster World: The Big Issue

Whitehall & Westminster World: The Big Issue

48 hour working week sparks debate in Parliament – Comment is Free article on the Guardian website written by Mary[08/11/08]

Woman’s Hour political blogging - Appearence by Mary on Radio 4: Women’s Hour [06/11/08]

Women in Power – Feature on Mary on Women’s Parliamentary Radio [03/11/08]

One Seat for the European Parliament – Letter published in E! Sharp (see below)[01/11/08]

E! Sharp - Straight Banana

E! Sharp – Straight Banana

Scandal of mothers held in prison – Letter published in The Independent [01/11/08]

Turning back the Clock - Comment is Free article on the Guardian website written by Mary [22/10/08]

Sharing parental leave – Letter published in The Independent [01/09/08]

Europe Takes Aim at Sexual Stereotyping in Ads – Article in the New York Times featuring Mary[09/09/08]

Hope, at last, for Cyprus - Comment is Free article on the Guardian website written by Mary  [04/09/08]

EU calls on governments to monitor gender stereotypes in advertising – Article featuring Mary in Brand Republic [03/09/08]

Theatre Review: Her Naked Skin. Showing at the National Theatre – Theatre Review by Mary published in Total Politics (see below)[22/08/08]

Her Naked Skin - Review

Her Naked Skin – Review

Pope on the Ropes - Comment is Free article on the Guardian website written by Mary  [25/07/08]

What forms of democratic control should there be over European research? – Article by Mary published in European Voice [23/07/08]

Church and Politics – Letter published in The Times [02/07/08]

Faith and Reason. In defence of secular Government – Letter Published in the New Statesman (see article below) [19/06/08]

Letter New Statesman

Letter New Statesman

MEP Talks Back - Appearence on BBC Radio Ulster [18/06/08]

MEP warns Olympics could boost sex trade – Article in the Evening Standard featuring Mary [16/06/08]

Cardinals’ Sins – Comment is Free article on the Guardian website written by Mary [20/05/08]

It’s up to us – Comment is Free article on the Guardian website written by Mary [29/04/08]

Kercher family in compensation limbo – Article in the Guardian featuring Mary[21/04/08]

Animal charities and rape crisis centres – Article in the Guardian featuring Mary [25/06/08]

Health cover relief for expats – Article in the Telegraph featuring Mary [23/02/08]

Election delight for Poland – Letter to the Independent [29/10/07]

Feelings run high on abortion issue - Letter to the Independent [17/04/07]

Disabled Britons exposed by French health curbs – Article in the Telegraph featuring Mary [25/09/07]

Tackling the Trafficking of Women – Letter to the Guardian [11/09/07]