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Labour’S First Transgender Women’S Officer
“No woman has the experience to be representative of all women,” says Lily Madigan, but Lily Madigan doesn’t have the experience to be representative of any woman.
Right on, Labour!!
Is anyone surprised that the appointment has sparked a bitter row among some in the Labour party and the press?
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The question is - are the people she is supposed to be representing in this one minor locality satisfied that she can do it? Evidently yes. What's the problem?
Seems a bit redundant in a constituency-based system. If pre-parliamentary life is a big decider for you (and doubtless others), why not just be content that you can vote based on that if you wish and let everyone else vote on other criteria if they want to?