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Nigel Farage believes discrimination against women no longer exists in the City. Earlier this week he told an audience that although the environment in the City was “deeply sexist” when he first started working there in the 1980s, “I don’t believe that in the big banks and brokerage houses and Lloyds of London and everyone else in the City… there is any discrimination against women at all.”

Mr Farage, in the words of financial analyst Louise Cooper on the Daily Politics Show: “you are talking out of your bottom.” True, things have progressed markedly from the 80s, but given that…

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