The frontpage of The Daily Mail right now carried the information that The Mail on Sunday had rejected Sir Lindsay Hoyle’s demand for a gathering in Parliament over a “misogynistic” article about Angela Rayner.
David Dillon, the editor of The Mail on Sunday, turned down the Commons Speaker’s demand to see him, saying journalists ought to “not take instruction from officials of the House of Commons, however august they may be”.
Ms Rayner, the deputy chief of the Labour Party, has now responded.
In a sequence of tweets posted on Twitter, she mentioned: “As ladies we typically attempt to brush apart the sexism we face, however that doesn’t make it okay. The Mail implies right now that I someway take pleasure in being subjected to sexist slurs. I don’t. They are mortifying and deeply hurtful.
“‘She loves it really’ is a typical excuse so many ladies are acquainted with. But it might probably’t be ladies’s accountability to name it out each time. I don’t want anybody to elucidate sexism to me – I expertise it day by day.
“Boris Johnson gave assurances he would unleash ‘the terrors of the earth’ on the Tory MPs spreading this vile sexism. I hope to hear what he’ll be doing about it today.”