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Harriet Harman

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I don't agree with all-male leaderships. Men cannot be left to run things on their own. I think it's a thoroughly bad thing to have a men-only leadership.

— Harriet Harman

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I know we will look back on this and think how odd it was we were championing the rights of lone mothers to bring up their children on benefit.

— Harriet Harman

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I think a balanced team of men and women makes better decisions. That's one of the reasons why I was prepared to run for deputy leader.

— Harriet Harman

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In a country where women regard themselves as equal, they are not prepared to see men running the show themselves.

— Harriet Harman

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Is this the situation in the modern Conservative party? That women should be seen and not heard?

— Harriet Harman

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There are many women with children under five who want to work and who lack affordable, high-quality child care.

— Harriet Harman

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Well, I feel that everybody in the country knows me. I think people know who I am, and that I'm deputy leader of the Labour party, and that I'm out there talking about their big choice for the future.

— Harriet Harman

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In 1996 Harman sent her younger son Joseph to St Olave's Grammar School Orpington a selective grammar school after sending her elder son Harry to the selective Roman Catholic London Oratory School a grant-maintained school. Motoring convictions
In 2003 Harman was fined £400 and banned from driving for seven days after being convicted of driving at 99 mph (159 km/h) on a motorway 29 mph (47 km/h) above the speed limit. Her parents each had non-conformist backgrounds – her grandfather ophthalmic surgeon Nathaniel Bishop Harman was a prominent Unitarian and the Spicer family were well known congregationalists.

She remained in these roles until Ed Miliband was elected Leader. Miliband subsequently went on to appoint her as Shadow Secretary of State for International Development in his Shadow Cabinet and in 2011 moved her to become Shadow Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport. She stands in for Miliband whenever he is absent for Prime Minister's Questions in her role as Shadow Deputy Prime Minister and Harriet Harman is currently the longest continuously-serving female MP in the House of Commons.

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