A little bird has reminded me of a story from the past. From January 1996 to be exact. A Labour Party member took the party to an Employment Tribunal accusing them of unlawful sex discrimination AND WON! This was a move against the imposition of women only lists. The man was Mr Peter Jepson, former Labour Councillor for Audenshaw and former director of Tameside Enterprises Ltd. Now Dr Jepson, he is still of the opinion that such lists are discriminating and should not be allowed although the practise was permitted to occur by the Sex Discrimination (election candidates)Act 2002.
A simple complaint of "Sex Discrimination" is no longer likely to succeed but some commentators believe a complaint centred on Human Rights issues and E.U. law might have a chance......any offers?