Letter: Housework and the class divide

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The Independent Online
IF SOMETHING does not exist in Lynn Barber's own circles, it does not exist. She says that she knows 'no couples today in which the woman does all the cooking and shopping and cleaning' (7 February). This may be so among the chattering classes but I assure her that many working-class women do precisely all that, especially if their husbands have a physically exhausting job. Incidentally, Steve Wyatt can't be all that famous, because I've never heard of him.

Peter Shield