Matthew Parris Complains BBC Radio 4's Today Programme Women's Suffrage Coverage Was 'All About Women'

A former Tory MP and newspaper columnist has complained that BBC Radio 4′s Today programme on the centenary that women won the right to vote “seemed all about women”.

Matthew Parris said that men “almost feel assailed as a sex” because an increasing amount of air time is being given to women’s issues.

Parris was debating Liberal Democrat MP Jo Swinson on Thursday morning when he said many of Today’s listeners have “rather modern” attitudes towards women, but that they “feel a bit under attack”.

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Former Tory MP Matthew Parris complained that centenary of women’s suffrage was ‘all about women’.

“The Today programmes centenary about women’s suffrage, it just seemed all about women,” Parris, who writes for The Times, said.

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