The women of Westminster have had enough

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The women of Westminster have had enough

Are the women of Whitehall and Westminster so hacked off with our degraded way of doing politics that they are finally going to force some revolutionary changes? I’ve never known so many senior women so dismayed by the one-upmanship games of male politicians.

“How can we entice more women to stand for Parliament when we have this unprofessional image of a childish, old-fashioned boys’ club with hectoring and bullying that would never be tolerated in a boardroom or classroom?” asks the Tory MP Mary Macleod, who is chairing an all-party inquiry into why so many women are quitting politics.

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