Women paid more than men at Government equality body.

Publié: juin 17, 2011 dans Uncategorized

Women are paid more than men at a Government body designed to promote equality.

 

A Freedom of Information request found that women were paid 7.7 per cent more than men at the Government Equality Office.
The disclosure bucks the national trend, which shows that men were paid 10.2 per cent more than women in 2010, down from 12.2 per cent in 2009.
Dominic Raab, the Conservative MP for Esher & Walton, who submitted the request said that the disclosure “smacked of double standards”.
He said: “It undermines the credibility of the equality and diversity agenda, if bureaucrats at the government equalities office are preaching about unequal representation and the pay gap, whilst practising reverse.”
The reply also disclosed that 107 people work in the Government Equalities Office, which is part of the Home Office, of whom nearly two thirds were women.
The Government Equalities Office has responsibility for equality strategy and legislation and takes the lead on issues relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality matters.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/8575963/Women-paid-more-than-men-at-Government-equality-body.html

By Christopher Hope, Whitehall Editor

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