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David Freud was made to apologise for being a true Tory in public

October 16, 2014

A deeper look into Lord Freud’s comments about how disabled people are worth less than able bodied workers.

Rather a Freudian slip on behalf of the Conservative party as a whole, wouldn’t you think?

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Lord Freud, a Conservative Welfare Reform Minister, has admitted comments he made that some disabled people are  not  worth” the full national minimum wage  were “offensive”, after they were disclosed by Ed Miliband during Prime Minister’s Questions yesterday afternoon. The Labour leader has called on the Tory peer to resign. Cameron called for a full apology from Freud.

Freud has since apologised after slipping up and suggesting that disabled people are “not worth” the national minimum wage and some could only be paid “£2 an hour.” Cameron says the comments made by Lord Freud at the Tory conference do not represent the views of government.

However, his austerity measures and the welfare “reforms” tell us a very different story.

Cameron betrayed his anger at being challenged when he once again alluded to his severely disabled late son, Ivan, and his late father, as he told Miliband…

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