We may be seeing a change to the political agenda. According to a report in The Times, Conservative frontbencher, John Bercow, has urged the Conservatives to end hard opposition to workers' rights and establish a reputation for fairness as Labour develops its associations with big business.
Warning that the Tories should back tough action against employers who discriminate against women, the shadow chief secretary to the Treasury argued that "politically it makes more sense to do so". "After all there are more employees than there are employers", he is reported as saying.
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