MP Mark Garnier admits using assistant to buy sex toys for his wife and another woman, and calling her “sugar tits”

He took her to Soho and gave her the money for two vibrators, waiting outside a shop as she bought them. He also called her “sugar tits”. The Cabinet Office is investigating to determine whether he broke the ministerial code with these … Continue reading MP Mark Garnier admits using assistant to buy sex toys for his wife and another woman, and calling her “sugar tits”

Michael Gove makes insensitive “rape joke” about Weinstein

Tory MP Michael Gove was today accused of “trivialising sexual assault” after comments he made comparing a tough radio interview to going into Harvey Weinstein’s bedroom. Source: Evening Standard Gove’s highly insensitive comments come just days after comedian James Corden … Continue reading Michael Gove makes insensitive “rape joke” about Weinstein

Having an abortion if pregnant from rape is a “second wrong”, claims Rees-Mogg

Mr Rees-Mogg also called abortions after rape a “second wrong” in a heated exchange with BBC 5 Live presenter Emma Barnett. He said: “A great wrong has been created at the point of a rape. The question is – does … Continue reading Having an abortion if pregnant from rape is a “second wrong”, claims Rees-Mogg

Tory Minister suggests Waspi women take up an apprenticeship as a route to re-employment

Tory Minister Guy Opperman has suggested women affected by the changing of pension age from 60 to 65 could take up an apprenticeship as a route to re-employment, in a statement which has “enraged” Waspi women and met with cries … Continue reading Tory Minister suggests Waspi women take up an apprenticeship as a route to re-employment

Theresa May can’t assure a family won’t be deported, despite very real threat of FGM against 3-year-old girl

Hannah Bardell, an SNP MP, raised the issue to Theresa May about one of her constituents – a woman who is being deported despite the very real threat of her 3-year-old daughter becoming a victim of female genital mutilation. The … Continue reading Theresa May can’t assure a family won’t be deported, despite very real threat of FGM against 3-year-old girl

11% of women report discrimination at work after having babies

The government commissioned a report in 2015 which revealed 11% of new mothers report discrimination at work as a result of having a baby. The reasons range from being dismissed, made redundant though others weren’t, or treated badly so they … Continue reading 11% of women report discrimination at work after having babies

Mother and toddler continue separation as her visa is refused for a second time

A woman has been refused a visa for the second time, meaning she can not join her husband and two-year-old son in Newport. The first time she failed her visa test as she didn’t have a good knowledge of English, … Continue reading Mother and toddler continue separation as her visa is refused for a second time