Acronym Agro-Fem

Amusing tweet from the Chair of the Women and Equalities Select Committee…

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Truss Slams Gender Tokenism During Feisty Equalities Committee Appearance

With Parliament rebooting its functions, the crucial role of the Women and Equalities Select Committee during the international Coronavirus crisis cannot be understated. Appearing electronically before the panel this morning, Liz Truss gave a fiery performance, rejecting Chairman Caroline Nokes’ probing over a lack of gender diversity at the Government’s daily press briefings. Truss swatted back, saying “I don’t like tokenism, the idea someone should appear at a press conference or a media interview because they’re a woman”. Watch the exchange highlights above…  

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Nokes Gets Narky With Cooper

It’s fair to say that Immigration Minister Caroline Noakes was less than impressed with her Home Affairs Select Committee appearance overrunning by 45 minutes, leading to a tetchy exchange with chair Yvette Cooper. Stephen Doughty chipping in with “tough luck, Minister” probably didn’t help the mood either…

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Rudd v Nokes on Windrush Deportations

Amber Rudd tells the Commons “I do not have any evidence” that any Windrush immigrants have been deported. She blames “some media companies” for the reports.

Yet Caroline Nokes told Channel 4 earlier: “Potentially they have been [deported] and I’m conscious that it’s very much in error and that’s an error I want to put right.”

Rudd is rather pathetically blaming the media for accurately reporting Nokes’ words, and simultaneously dumping on Nokes from the despatch box. Nokes looking in trouble…

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