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What do we think of Caroline Flint?

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Tinker Fri 05-Jun-09 18:48:31

Here

Meant to start a thread a while ago when she did the photo shoot for Observer Woman magagzine. Is she just throwing her rattle out because she didn't get a job she wanted??

HerBeatitudeLittleBella Fri 05-Jun-09 18:49:14

Yes.

Yesterday she was saying she backed him.

Now today she isn't. What's happened between now and then?

duckyfuzz Fri 05-Jun-09 18:50:30

I think Glenys is fab and Caroline should be ashamed of herself

ThingOne Fri 05-Jun-09 18:50:30

I was just about to post the same, Tinker.

I think she's being very clear that she didn't the job she wanted and I think she's pointing out very clearly whey she thinks she didn't get it. She's not the first to point out that there are very few women in Brown's inner circle but very few are prepared to say so in public.

LupusinaLlamasuit Fri 05-Jun-09 18:51:05

Ooh, I just posted the exact same question then saw yours: sorry blush

I dunno, am depressed about all the women going )though not Hazel obv grin

Tinker Fri 05-Jun-09 18:51:35

Wonder what her offered??? Minister for make-up? (That's not a go at CF, it's a go at him if her offered her a "window-dressing" job)

HerBeatitudeLittleBella Fri 05-Jun-09 19:01:30

Thing is, if he is running a two tier govt today, why wasn't he yesterday?

I think she may be telling the truth about that, but why was it OK yesterday as long as she got the job?

Tinker Fri 05-Jun-09 19:13:32

Well, quite.

Jux Fri 05-Jun-09 19:33:07

Caroline is an attention seeker and a very naughty girl.

JeffVadar Fri 05-Jun-09 19:33:34

I would say she flounces like an eight year old girl - but that would be insulting to eight year old girls!

LadyGlencoraPalliser Fri 05-Jun-09 19:34:53

Rattle gone overboard bigtime IMO. Whatever her beef is, I imagine if she had got the job she wanted she would have sucked it up.

edam Fri 05-Jun-09 19:39:01

Caroline Flint may well be indulging in a fit of pique BUT it is true that Gordon does not promote women, by and large. Shocking that we have a very nearly all-male cabinet. In 2009!

happywomble Fri 05-Jun-09 20:01:28

She won't be missed.

Glenys Kinnock much more appealing.

dittany Fri 05-Jun-09 20:03:16

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spokette Fri 05-Jun-09 23:37:39

She's just a sourpuss plus friends with Hazel Blurgh.

edam Sat 06-Jun-09 00:01:04

As is Cameron - his shadow cabinet is noticeably lacking in women.

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