Women Lead Labour's winter message
Women are taking centre stage in Labour’s winter message as Labour campaigners hit the doorsteps in Thorne and Hatfield this week.
WINTER MESSENGERS: Left to right Cllr Rachel Hodson, Caroline Flint, Susan Durant, Pat Haith and Cllr Linda Curran.
MP Caroline Flint was joined by Susan Durant, Labour candidate for Thorne, Pat Haith, Labour’s candidate for Hatfield, Cllr Linda Curran and Cllr Rachel Hodson as they talked about soaring energy bills to residents.
Of the £2.37 billion raised from tax credits and public sector pay changes in this Autumn Statement, the House of Commons Library estimates that 73 per cent (£1.73 billion) will be coming from women and 27 per cent (£638 million) coming from men.
The changes to direct tax, benefits, pay and pensions announced by the Chancellor since the General Election, shows £18.9 billion extra that the Government is raising each year. £13.2 billion is coming from women and £5.7 billion from men.