Giving women top TV roles has led young men into crime, Tory MP suggests

Young men are committing crime as Doctor Who, Ghostbusters and other positive male screen roles have been replaced by women, a Conservative MP has suggested. Nick Fletcher said there appears to be a “tiny yet very vocal minority” of people that want a female replacement for “every male character or good role model”. Mr Fletcher’s comments came as he led the International Men’s Day Debate in Westminster Hall.

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