Sir: In her analysis of Conservative Party treatment of its female MPs ("Why do they hate her so much", 4 January), Polly Toynbee could have mentioned the curious case of Ann Widdecombe.
Khrushchev arranged for a rival to be sent to run a Siberian nuclear power station. Thatcher posted her "wets" to the Northern Ireland Office. John Major ensures that a female MP who is a committed "Love Thy Neighbour" Christian has publicly to defend the deportation of a Saudi dissident.
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