After the weekend's headlines trumpeting Harriet Harman's view that in a woman has to hold one of the top two Labour Party jobs, a thought struck me.
How did she vote in the 1994 leadership/deputy leadership elections? My Labour sources reckon she may well have voted Blair/Prescott. If she did, that means she's either a hypocrite, or that the
experience of Blair and Prescott leading the party turned her off men as leaders. I've tried to find it on the internet and been unable to do so, but someone will know.
I can't imagine she deviated from the moderniser line by backing Margaret Beckett...