The first leader of the Women’s Equality Party has resigned from her role.

In a Twitter post, Sophie Walker said she was “frustrated” with the WEP’s lack of diversity, the feminism movement and party politics.

The feminist party, which campaigns for gender equality, was founded by Bake Off presenter Sandi Toksvig and journalist Catherine Mayer in 2015.

The pair said they were “sorry to see Sophie go.”

A former Reuters journalist, Ms Walker was elected into a five-year term

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