Jul 5 2006
Martin Shipton, Western Mail
AS TRISH LAW took her seat in the National Assembly yesterday after winning the Blaenau Gwent by-election, Wales became the first legislature in the world with more women than men.
It is supremely ironic that the row which began with an objection to all-women shortlists should end with a woman Independent defeating a Labour man whose party had originally insisted on imposing a female candidate.“
(I love that Lee,
a Labour Party worker employed by an employee of Sue Essex AM and aspiring Social Policy lecturer with a pet hamster called Charlie is currently listening to Dragonforce’s Inhuman Rampage.)