Santa Claus or Mrs Claus: Should Father Christmas be allowed to be played by a woman?

Kris Kringle, St Nick, Father Christmas and, of course, Santa Claus.
Mr Claus or Mrs Claus?Mr Claus or Mrs Claus?
Mr Claus or Mrs Claus?

The man in the red suit has a variety of names. But with Christmas less than four weeks away, a row has erupted at a town council as to whether or not the famous festive role can be taken on by a woman. As reported nationally, and on Good Morning Britain today, Great Aycliffe Town Council are to vote on whether or not a female volunteer can act as Santa, after two women applied to appear as the character on Christmas Eve. Do you think it should remain as a male-only role, or can a woman step into the boots? Vote in our poll.