It’s Time For The Tories To Target A New Type Of Female Voter

Opinion: First Published on Conservative Home

Despite the changes in social and workforce behaviour over the past fifty years, the innate conservative drives of women have surely remained the same. Whether running a Footsie 500 company or working the night shift in a call centre, we’re still the nesters and relationship builders. So are we taking advantage of new modes in attracting female voters?

Labour has monopolised this area of the electorate for far too long, from the first National Women’s Day in 1909, which was a socialist political initiative, to the second 20-year wave of feminism which began in the 1960s. Somehow, women’s matters have always been synonymous with left-wing thinking. But should it be that way anymore?

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About Louise Burfitt-Dons

Writer and social critic
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