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Anna Soubry and Alex Salmond bury the hatchet following sexism row

6 July 2015

3:30 PM

6 July 2015

3:30 PM

Only last month, Alex Salmond found himself at the centre of a sexism row after he told Anna Soubry to ‘behave yourself woman‘ during a Commons debate. The chippy Cabinet minister went on to criticise the former SNP leader for his comments, claiming he had a 19th century attitude to women, by which they ‘should be seen, and not heard’.

Happily, the pair now appear to have put their differences behind them during a trip to Aberdeen. Soubry reports that Salmond provided great entertainment on their flight from Aberdeen back to London. The feeling is mutual, with Salmond boasting that Soubry behaved ‘impeccably’ this time around. She even gave him a lift to the House of Commons after:

Well, you know what they say: keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.


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