“The way they engage with women is not terribly good,” she said. “I don’t know if they listen to us really, quite frankly... We seemed to speak more with ministers a couple of years ago. I have not had as many meetings."That's 210,000 women alienated over legal aid for domestic violence divorce cases, cuts to public services, cuts to childcare and the scrapping of the 40 year old National Women's Commission, which was established solely to feed the views of women into government.
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Calm down dear
So far, the Tories are working overtime to alienate their traditional supporters. They've battered the police, accused the National Trust of being radical left-wing wreckers and now even the Women's Institute, the keepers of the nation's jam, have had enough.