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Glass ceiling listed by English Heritage

English Heritage has announced that it has decided to list the glass ceiling, the transparent but rigid structure that blocked access for women to the nation’s boardrooms and corridors of power for most of the last millennium.

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2011
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Equalities groups hail Britain’s first white upper-class Prime Minister

didn't believe he'd see this in his lifetimeOnly a year after the inauguration of the first black President of the United States, equalities campaigners are celebrating a changed Britain after a white upper-class man this week ascended to the highest political office in the land.

‘It’s humbling, a real riches to riches story,’ admitted new Prime Minister, David Cameron, addressing his deprived constituents today in Witney, Oxfordshire. ‘When I was growing up on an estate in Berkshire, I never dreamed that someone like me could become anything more than a high court judge or chief executive of an investment bank. I was the first person in my family to go to university by private jet. To be honest, the whole thing hasn’t really sunk in yet – I have to keep asking my valet to pinch me.’

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Posted: May 15th, 2010
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Lepers ‘still excluded from top jobs’ survey finds

I'd give an arm. And a leg.Even Lib Dems now more influential.

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Posted: Aug 23rd, 2009
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Surbiton hosts first ever ‘Golf Pride’ rally

‘Hand on heart, I’m proud to play golf.’

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Posted: Nov 13th, 2007
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