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Esther McVey: Like a bad penny, she keeps turning up.

It’s lovely to see the more mainstream press following this site with more information about Ms McVey’s behaviour during her last period as a member of Parliament.

This is posted in the hope that the HuffPost provided information that may have been omitted from This Writer’s piece.

Esther McVey’s appointment as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions has been met with anger by Labour MPs and campaigners, who have highlighted cuts and comments she made in her previous role at the department.

McVey was appointed on Monday after then education secretary Justine Greening rejected an offer from Theresa May to move to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), choosing to resign instead.

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell once referred to McVey as a “stain of inhumanity” for pursuing policies like the bedroom tax. McDonell later refused to apologise saying he was quoting a constituent. She later slammed McDonnell for linking “violence with politics”.

Underlining the sentiment among many in the Opposition, Labour MP Luciana Berger slammed a “terrible appointment.

Source: 9 Reasons Campaigners Are Concerned At Esther McVey’s Return To The DWP


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