This month’s award goes to Meg Hillier, a Labour MP, for her suggestion that more women would cycle if they could ‘pootle along’ in new ‘slow lanes’. Predictably, she was selected from an all-women shortlist for prospective parliamentary candidates. Her certificate is here, it contains a link to our original blog piece on her comments about women cycling.
We’ve introduced a new image for this award, after reviewing possible new images on an internet photo library. Without much optimism we used the keyword search term ‘militant feminist’, and four of the five images which resulted included the lady featured in this image: