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Four women in the cabinet? You cannot be serious

By Jean Seaton  

Theresa May?

It turns out that it still doesn’t come naturally, putting women into government. The chaps tried—a bit. They scratched their heads and ransacked the cupboards anxiously and came up with four new ministers. Presumably they all scratched their heads too.

As they surveyed the tidal wave of feminine ability storming up the beaches of work and life, they presumably knew that the fact of more women at university doing better, more women in the civil service and in the city,…

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