The stench of Harman's hypocrisy assails my nostrils again.
First she want to erode the economic efficiency of the nation's businesses by a lunatic proposal to 'close the gender pay gap'. That pay gap is there for a very good reason; employee remuneration in the absence of taste discrimination (i.e. other than in 'mom and pop' businesses and the public sector, both of which practice taste discrimination) is based on a construct of qualifications + experience + employability factor; given that qualifications and employability are equal, women will always earn less than men because their aggregate experience is less. Their aggregate experience is less because they spend time out of the workplace having babies. This is the economic reality of life - to distort it, as Harman proposes, makes industry less efficient and less competitive. But being a Socialist, she really doesn't care.
Secondly, the recent 'you know where to find me' comment thrown at the plebs after she failed to exchange her details following a vehicle accident. This was Lady Harman in her most haughty the-rules-don't-apply-to-me Socialist elite form.
And now I'll lay odds on she'll oppose Cameron's proposal to raise the universal retirement age to 66 from 2015 - because by that time the retirement age for women will still only be 63 under the Socialist inequality agenda. Cameron has ruled out on 'Today' a 3 year jump for women on the cusp, but this won't deter Harman.
The woman is Lunatic Labour at its most moon-howling dribbling incontinent rug-chewing worst, living in a fantasy world utterly divorced from ordinary people and ordinary lives.