Calling Angela Rayner ‘Lauren Cooper’ Is Yet Another Joke At the Expense of All Working-Class Women

The comparison exposes far more about widespread attitudes to working-class women than it says about scum-gate

Lauren Alesha Masheka Tanesha Felicia Jane Cooper (fictional character in The Catherine Tate Show)

Following the Deputy Labour Leader’s now infamous comments about Tory leadership, The Telegraph has likened Angela Rayner to Catherine Tate’s comedy character Lauren ‘Am I Bovvered?’