lord freud

The gender pay gap has ‘disappeared’ for young women, a Conservative minister has declared, as new figures showed record
The Government's welfare mastermind has been warned plans to get millions of benefits claimants on to a flagship single hand
Secret recordings and undercover opponents have been hugely perilous for politicos ever since the Watergate Scandal poisoned
The miners were probably the hardest hit during that particular 4 year term of office. And it was deeply heartening to hear a story about another oppressed group the government loathed - the LGBT community - coming to the support of others in solidarity just because it was the right thing to do.
It is perhaps natural to confuse real human worth with salaries, celebrity or power - it's not an uncommon mistake - what is really upsetting is to see this error turned into an ongoing policy which crushes disabled people or indeed any group that the powerful deem less worthy.
Protesters have gathered outside the Department for Work and Pensions demanding the sacking of welfare minister Lord Freud
Our labour is worth just the same as anyone else's. Don't let society carve into to stone what we know to be wrong by allowing this opinion to go unchallenged...
As for Freud, at best, carelessness, and a poor understanding of his department and the people that it serves may prove less a slip and more a great fall; Labour are set to table a Commons motion of no confidence in him to be voted on later this month.
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