Amendment of the Law

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:41 pm on 23rd March 2015.

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Photo of Barry Sheerman Barry Sheerman Labour, Huddersfield 5:41 pm, 23rd March 2015

As a fellow Yorkshire Member of Parliament, does my hon. Friend share my anger that despite all this bland talk about the success of the economy and the success of the welfare system when it is actually being destroyed, in my town—and probably in hers—30% of people working are on low wages? It is women and families with children who are being particularly hard hit.