Ladies! You won’t be leading the Labour party, so here’s a women-only train carriage | Anne Perkins

Ladies! You won’t be leading the Labour party, so here’s a women-only train carriage | Anne Perkins
The Jeremy Corbyn camp has floated the idea of segregated transport. This would be a childish, posturing affront to decades of work to raise the status of women

Women-only carriages! Now there’s a thought: the sort of thought a brainstorming session among a group of middle-aged men might come up with, possibly after a pint.

There are two explanations for today’s adventure in policymaking. One, the Corbyn camp has suddenly realised that if he’s going to be Labour leader, and if Tom Watson becomes deputy leader, as the bookies expect, it will be more than just the Tom and Jerry show: it will be a radical leadership whose public face is male. Clearly time for some eye-catching women’s policies. (Or should that be wimmin?)

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Source: Guardian Transport

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