Hawking hails growing gender equality in Britain's public sector

Monday 20th March 2017 15:28 EDT
 
 

Stephen Hawking has said that women achieving high status in the public sector jobs, is a proof of an advance towards gender equality. According to the Daily Telegraph, the 75 year old astrophysicist said that the Queen, Theresa May, the Prime Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish First Minister, Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary and Cressida Dick, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, are examples that the times have changed. However he argued that the private sector are to yet catch up. Speaking to Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain, Prof Hawking also said that he would continue to vote Labour, even though he did not believe the party could win under Jeremy Corbyn.  


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