Jeremy Corbyn to consider women-only train carriages: Here's how Twitter reacted...

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Jeremy Corbyn says he will consult women on his suggestion of all women-only carriages (Source: Getty)

Labour leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn has said he would consider women-only carriages on trains in order to counter a rise in assaults on public transport.

Yvette Cooper, his rival, hit back that the idea would be "turning the clock back, not tackling the problem". Meanwhile, Conservative women's minister Nicky Morgan said she was "uncomfortable" with the proposal, which sounded rather a lot like "segregation".

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Its not just fellow politicians who aren't so sure about the idea, though. Here are some of Twitter's best reactions:

And lastly, here's one that has beauty in its simplicity:

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