SNP minister Jeane Freeman challenges Theresa May to end 'injustice' of rape clause

SNP minister Jeane Freeman challenges Theresa May to end 'injustice' of rape clause
 

Scotland's Social Security Minister has challenged Theresa May to show "compassion" and end the "injustice" of the so-called rape clause.
Jeane Freeman, a former Labour adviser who is now an SNP MSP, launched a fierce attack on welfare changes brought in by the Conservatives at Westminster as she spoke at her party's autumn conference at the SEC in Glasgow.
Of these she said the biggest "totem of injustice" was the so-called rape clause - a change which means women can no longer claim tax credits for more than two children, with an exception being applied for... read more

 
9 October 2017 in Politics, Views: 56
Source: Daily Record
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