On Fri, 2 May 1997, Tiarna Mac I/ wrote:
> The result is that many of the aged grey suited businessmen that make up the
> Conservative party's MP club have been replaced by Labour women: young, well
> educated, intelligent - a profile that matches many of the Labour male MPs,
> and Liberal Democrat MPs too. The whole demography of the UK parliament, and
> more importantly, of the government that will be formed within that
> parliament, has changed radically overnight. This is a good sign that the UK
> political system is actually starting to get out of the 18th century... long
> may such changes continue!
But of course it was the Tories who gave us a female prime minister,
which was much more significant in the short term.