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Teresa Gorman

b 30 September 1931

British Conservative politician, who attempted to change the law so that each constituency had to have both a male and a female MP


The Conservative Establishment has always treated women as nannies, grannies and fannies.

Quoted in the Guardian, 27 December 1998


Yes, I am over 50. Yes, I am menopausal. Yes, I have hormone replacement therapy. Yes, it is terrific!

House of Commons 10 June 1988


It will not have escaped your eagle eye, Mr Speaker, that the Mother of Parliaments consists largely of fathers.

House of Commons 21 January 1992


I am not seeking to promote any advantage for women; I simply seek equality.

House of Commons 21 January 1992


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