Spitting on the vulnerable
If the mark of a civilised society is how it treats its most vulnerable members, then Britain has a long way to ride in the civilisation stakes.
Remploy disabled workers protesting across Britain against the latest conservative coalition plans to throw them onto the cobbles might well phrase their criticism of government insensitivity even more sharply.
Our political elite appears to have a real problem over workers with disabilities having well-paid jobs, with full union representation, and is intent on dismantling the Remploy network of factories.
This isn't the first assault against Remploy. New Labour led the charge some years ago on the same patronisingly dishonest grounds as the... read more
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