Michael Dugher MP

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Sunday Mirror: Top Tory minister PRAISE 80,000 job losses as ''good'' and ''popular''

The Sunday Mirror has reported today that one of David Cameron’s top ministers has praised 80,000 job losses in the Civil Service as “good” and “popular”.

The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, made his comments as he revealed plans for further cuts of £20 billion if the Tories win the general election.


Commenting, Michael said:

"The mask is slipping from David Cameron’s Conservatives. Behind closed doors they are celebrating tens of thousands of lost jobs.

"After a week in which they have defended Lord Freud’s offensive comments about disabled people, we now know the nasty party is back. The many families across the country hit by job losses will be horrified that Francis Maude thinks their suffering is ‘good’ and ‘popular’.

"Francis Maude is again confusing reform with redundancies. We now know that five more years of David Cameron means tens of thousands more jobs lost. Only the Tories still measure success by the number of P45s they can dish out."

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