Unequals preach equality

January 6, 2014

According to The Telegraph:

…legislation had originally been introduced to allow dukes, earls, viscounts and other hereditary peers to pass their titles along a female line of succession.

Miss Stuart Taylor said: “…I have been brought up believing that girls are equal to boys…. Everything is equal….”

Mary Macleod, the Conservative MP and former royal aide, who supports the proposed legislation, said: “…Anyone I spoke to about it felt incredulous that still, today in this day and age, girls and boys…were not given equality of opportunity in terms of heredity peerages and estate.”

To read the entire article in The Telegraph, please click here.

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