Left Watch

« Jon Cruddas will not stand for Labour leader | Main | Top civil servants made formal protests over spending by Labour Government in its dying days »

Labour's Sisterhood (2010 edition)

SisterhoodAs I was passing through the precincts of the Palace of Westminster after lunch today, I was met with the sight of (almost) the entire female membership of the Parliamentary Labour Party posing for the cameras.

It was the similar shot taken with Tony Blair after the 1997 election that launched the whole "Blair Babes" concept.

Ironically, acting Opposition leader Harriet Harman - one of the most vociferous supporters of all-women shortlists - was running late, so had not got there in time to make my snapshot above (which you can click to enlarge)...

Jonathan Isaby