Female director roles see increase

AOL Money Staff
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Women have filled almost half the vacancies for directors at top UK firms in the last six months, Downing Street said as it emerged that Britain is leading opposition to an EU-wide quota.

Prime Minister David Cameron's official spokesman said Brussels should not dictate legal limits on the issue and claimed efforts to encourage a voluntary shift in the UK were proving successful.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%