Cutting Red Tape Can Mean Scaling Back On Equality

March 28, 2011

The Fawcett logoFawcett’s initial response to Budget 2011 (23/03/11):

“Female unemployment is already at its highest in more than 20 years and is set to rise still further, but the one million unemployed women in Britain will find little in the way of welfare support to fall back on. Women’s incomes will be further squeezed as child benefit is frozen, housing benefit capped, maternity payments scrapped and the value of benefits and tax credits reduced.”

Read on at: http://www.fawcettsociety.org.uk//index.asp?PageID=1216

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