As Jeremy Corbyn, the new Labour leader, was finalising the line-up of his shadow cabinet on Sunday evening it emerged that all the senior roles on the front bench would be going to men.
The left-wing MP for Islington North, so unexpectedly announced as the party's new leader on Saturday, had stated that he wanted his shadow cabinet to be evenly split between men and women.
And while the likes of Angela Eagle (business) and Heidi Alexander (health) have been given front bench roles, the two leadership jobs and three leading ministers of state roles are all taken by men.
Leader: Jeremy Corbyn
Deputy leader: Tom Watson
Shadow chancellor: John McDonnell
Shadow home secretary: Andy Burnham
Shadow foreign secretary: Hilary Benn
The new look (old look) shadow cabinet hasn't gone down particularly well among some Labour MPs. Diana Johnson, MP for Hull North, had this to say:
It also resulted in Corbyn having this "long walk of silence" where he refused to answer questions about the make-up of his shadow cabinet when questioned by journalists:
See more on the shadow cabinet over at the Independent