Now it has emerged that the amount that Brent Council paid a former senior employee in 'compensation' for loss of her job amounted to £157k, as Wembley Matters blogger Martin Francis notes:(2)
Was that what David Cameron meant when he said that his Government would bring about a 'fairer Britain'? And Welfare Reform Minister Lord Freud — former investment banker and Tony Blair protégé — said:
"People who are poorest should be prepared to take the biggest risks, because they have least to lose."(3)What several poor people would perhaps love to lose the most would be the Welfare Reform Minister and all he stands for!