Female voters want the legal “right to know” what their male colleagues are paid, a survey by the Fawcett Society has found.
The charity found that over seven in ten (71 per cent) of female voters in Red Wall Constituencies reported that they would be more likely to vote for a party that introduced a legally enforceable policy allowing women to find out the pay of men in their workplace, enabling them to challenge pay discrepancies.
Have they considered the implication of this? That everyone else will also know what The Ladies are paid?
Yes, I know, it’s a fairly obvious point. But it does seem to strike certain feminist campaigners as a surprise. When domestic violence laws were changed to find out that some one third (I think?) of cases were birds beating on blokes and so on. There are these second order effects as a result of the law – rightly – being gender blind. So if a bloke has to do it then so does that bird…..