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Scrap the rules that stop women from inheriting family peerages

Oct 29, 2020 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

Everywhere today I am told that as a female, I need to "raise my voice" against sexism. I am not a feminist; I cannot abide the word and all it misrepresents. If I must label myself, I am a gender equalist and I want to call out one area where women's rights to fair treatment are being violated.

In Britain, the rules of male primogeniture can still mean that if there is a family title, and accompanying seat to be passed down through generations, this can legally only go to a man. Women are...