The pink bus. It’s almost a triumphant image, driving off into the Stockwell sunshine as it departs the launch of Labour’s women’s manifesto in south London. The story that snatched notoriety from the jaws of obscurity. The gaffe that owned itself.
But what does the women’s campaign actually consist of, policy-wise? That’s what the Labour laydeez fronting the campaign – Harriet Harman, Yvette Cooper and Gloria De Piero – gathered supporters and the press to hear about, at Labour’s women’s manifesto launch in a south London nursery.