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Minivanman
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Gender Equality

Challenged about gender equality in politics and it being "packed with men" Piers Morgan bless his cotton sock was on a roll with his reply.

Love or hate, he's quick... unless he has researches working for him. 

Prime Minister: Female

First Minister, Scotland: Female

Green Party leader: Female

Tory leader, Scotland: Female

Head of Met Police: Female

Head of London Fire: Female

Monarch: Female


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gleneagles
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Re: Gender Equality

You have to remember most of these people are backed up by large groups of people.......mostly men.

Talking of those in charge I have had both male and female bosses in my time and most of those I worked with both male and female most preferred a male boss.

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Re: Gender Equality

He is of course being rather selective, and the facts don't support his argument

https://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/SN01250

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Re: Gender Equality

@Minivanman  Add to your list.... Some Royal Navy Warships, have a female Captain.... .. Unheard of in my time. ! ! ..

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Re: Gender Equality

It makes no difference to me whatsoever to the gender any of these people; for me it is down to their ability and competency to do the job they are tasked with, that's way more important than anything else.

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Re: Gender Equality

So how long before a female Pope ?

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I'd reckon it to be a very, very, very long time before that happens.

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Re: Gender Equality


@Champnet wrote:

So how long before a female Pope ?


You are a bit out of date !

Pope Joan 855 - 857.

Wink

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Re: Gender Equality

I didn’t ask how long before the first female Pope....

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Re: Gender Equality

Indeed @shutter 

Like myself you probably watched the Channel Five 'Warship: Life at Sea" series about HMS Duncan which had a female captain. Excellent viewing. Thumbs_Up

Also, apparently and despite rumours to the contrary, Maggie Thatcher really was a woman. Wink


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@DaveyH 

I wonder if the word 'nitpicker' is gender specific. Roll_eyes


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@Minivanman wrote:

 

Also, apparently and despite rumours to the contrary, Maggie Thatcher really was a woman. Wink


Are you absolutely sure he was?  Undecided

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@RobPN @Can you keep a secret ?

Women are exceptionally good at multitasking.......

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@gleneagles wrote:

@Champnet wrote:

So how long before a female Pope ?


You are a bit out of date !

Pope Joan 855 - 857.

Wink


I was of the understanding that Pope Joan was a myth.

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Minivanman
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Definately a Myth, as Popes are not allowed to be married. Wink


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