60 per cent of new jobs for women since 2010 are low paid – Independent

What were the Tories saying about creating more – and better-paid – jobs, again? Here’s Jane Merrick in The Independent:

The number of women in low-paid jobs has increased since the last election, figures have revealed. Since 2010, nearly 60 per cent of new jobs for women have come from low-paying industries, compared with 39 per cent of new jobs for men.

Fifty-nine per cent of jobs paying at most the minimum wage are held by women; and 27 per cent of jobs held by women pay below the living wage, against 17 per cent for men, the Commons Library figures show.

Read the rest on The Independent‘s website.

Want to know where the money’s really going? Here’s a graph that will show you:


It seems clear that the money has been drained off by the self-serving rich – helped by their friends in the Conservative/Liberal Democrat Coalition Government.

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