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Use of titles - is this sexist?

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happinessiseggshaped Wed 13-Jun-18 21:56:23

Local Parish council and borough council refer to the few women involved with their titles. So for example a woman will be Councillor Mrs Brown or Mrs L Brown but a man would be Councillor Brown or L Brown.

Given that they are mostly over 60 is this a different generation showing of respect thing? To me its rude as its just a statement of a woman's marital status which is irrelevant. Either include everyone's title or none.

lostinsunshine Wed 13-Jun-18 22:01:39

It's the old school way of doing it. They do it for judges too. It's starting to change but slowly.

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