Soames 'The Sexist'; Women MPs Accuse Tory Veteran of Crude Remarks
Byline: GRAEME WILSON
TORY grandee Nicholas Soames was accused last night of making crude and sexist remarks to female MPs.
Half a dozen women MPs rounded on the colourful Conservative, who is the grandson of Winston Churchill and a close friend of Prince Charles.
A new book on sexism in Parliament claims he made derogatory comments about women's legs and even called some Labour backbencher Barbara Follett - wife of the millionaire author Ken - said some women retaliated by referring to a claim by a former girlfriend that making love to Mr Soames was 'like having a wardrobe fall on you with the key still in'.
However, the Tory veteran hit back …
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Publication information: Article title: Soames 'The Sexist'; Women MPs Accuse Tory Veteran of Crude Remarks. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: September 6, 2005. Page number: 14. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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