What we have won in feminine power and equality, we have forfeited in terms of gentlemanly conduct. We miss it more than we care to admit - Ewa Lewis, social editor of 'Tatler'.
It is scandalous. I cannot understand how they give the right to vote to this thing - and he is a thing ... he is sub-human - Leah Rabin, the widow of the former Israeli premier, Yitzhak Rabin, on the right-wing Jew Yigal Amir, who was allowed to vote while in prison facing trial for her husband's assassination.
The idea of the Prime Minister standing on a soap box and saying that Tony Blair is not being tough enough on bull semen seems to me a little far-fetched - Tory MP George Walden, who believes Mr Major would be "extremely silly" to have an election on the beef issue.
Why do we have such a shallow view of women that we assume they cannot be seduced by such things as intelligence, wit and joie de vivre, not to mention power? - Tory MP David Mellor.