Comedy toff and Minister for Welfare Reform Lord Fraud is a joke that stopped being funny a long time ago. Of all the blundering fucking idiots in the DWP, this failed banker, who cost investors millions due to a series of bungled deals, has shown the true face of the out of touch gilded elite that dominate all of the main political parties.
This is the man who thinks people queue up in foodbanks just for a laugh and not because they are hungry. The same prick who threatened every Women’s Refuge in the country with closure and wanted to charge the very poorest benefit claimants to have banks manage their personal finances. The clown who doesn’t even know how much the dole actually pays despite being in charge of reforming it.
His recent comments at the Tory Party Conference, where he agreed that disabled workers are not worth the minimum wage, are a new low If he stays in his job after this we will know the truth about attitudes towards sickness and disability at the DWP – as if we didn’t already. They are not just ignorant about disabled people’s lives, out of touch and incompetant. They actively believe that disabled people are worth less than non-disabled peopl and so do not deserve the same rights as non-disabled people. That if you are born or become sick or disabled, then you are a sub-class who should be forced into a lifetime of poverty carrying out below minimum wage work. Is it any wonder that unpaid work is fast becoming the new segregation for many disabled workers?
Fraud revealed his rancid opinions at a conference fringe meetings when utter cunt, and Tory Councillor, David Scott (@DavidScotttw) said: “I have a number of mentally damaged individuals, who to be quite frank aren’t worth the Minimum Wage.”
Lord Fraud agreed saying: “Now, there is a small… there is a group, and I know exactly who you mean, where actually as you say they’re not worth the full wage and actually I’m going to go and think about that particular issue, whether there is something we can do nationally, and without distorting the whole thing, which actually if someone wants to work for £2 an hour, and it’s working can we actually…”
The comments came to light after Ed Miliband challenged David Cameron about Lord Fraud’s comments at Prime Minister’s Question Time today. What Miliband didn’t mention is that this very same bastard was at the heart of Labour’s own Welfare Reforms such as the shambolic and cruel Atos run Work Capability Assessment.
Fraud enjoyed impoverishing sick and disabled people so much that when the Tory Party weren’t elected he crossed the floor and joined them so he could carry on with his sick farce. He has been ususually frank about his incompetence, once admitting in an interview that: “Nearly everything I’ve done has been total chaos.” But he is a nasty piece of shit as well. In a just and moral society, both Lord Fraud and his boss Iain Duncan Smith would be put on trial for the horrific suffering their policies have caused. In the society we’ve got the best we can hope for is that he’s shuffled off to one of his mansions and kept out of public life permanently. It can’t fucking happen soon enough.
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