OPINION - The Leader podcast: Misogyny in Parliament

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Labour’s deputy leader Angela Rayner suffered ‘misogynistic tripe’ according to Boris Johnson (PA) (PA Wire)
Labour’s deputy leader Angela Rayner suffered ‘misogynistic tripe’ according to Boris Johnson (PA) (PA Wire)

Misogyny in Parliament… It’s still happening.

An anonymous Tory MP has made an outrageously offensive allegation to the Mail on Sunday that Labour front bencher Angela Rayner ‘crossed and uncrossed her legs’ during PMQs, in an attempt to ‘distract’ the Prime Minister.

The PM himself has written to Rayner and posted on social media condemning the outrageous allegation and showing his support for her.

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The Leader podcast spoke to Claire Reynolds, Director of the Labour Women’s Network, who gives her reaction and tells us exactly what women are still dealing with in Westminster.

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