Men rule, OK?

It is ironic that Allegory of Good Government, the famed fresco in Siena's city hall (Inside track, 11 August), depicts the six great virtues of good government in female form. Here, in the Palace of Westminster, male MPs outnumber female MPs by more than four to one, and it may be more after the next election. Martin Bright titled his piece "Why Prudence needs Justice". May I suggest: "Why Justice needs Prudence".

Tim Symonds

Burwash, East Sussex

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This article first appeared in the 01 September 2008 issue of the New Statesman, The truth about GM food