Equal Opportunities


‘If women were able to be good Permanent Secretaries, there would be more of them, wouldn’t there? Stands to reason.’

I’ve never before heard a reply that so totally begs the question. ‘No Humphrey!’ I began, wondering where to begin. But on he went. ‘I’m no anti-feminist. I love women. Some of my best friends are women. My wife, indeed.’

– Lynn J., Jay A. 1981. The Complete Yes Minister London, Great Britain: BBC Books (1991) p. 360

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