Monday, September 27, 2004

Has Labour delivered for women?

SG was amongst a number of women contributing to this Guardian vox pop.

How was it for you - has Labour delivered?
Sandra Gidley, MP for Romsey and Liberal Democrat spokesperson for women, 47 I'm not sure the minister for women role serves a very useful purpose. It would be better if you had someone tasked with gender equality working in each ministry. I asked Patricia Hewitt how much time she spent on each of her portfolios [minister for women and the DTI], and she took a long time coming back to me. In the end she said the two were so intertwined it was impossible to know.

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