Coalition budget faces legal challenge from Fawcett Society over claims women will bear brunt of cuts – The Guardian

Posted August 2nd, 2010 in budgets, judicial review, news, sex discrimination by sally

“The coalition government’s emergency budget could be branded unlawful after a groundbreaking legal case was launched in the high court. Papers filed on Friday claim that Treasury officials broke the law by failing to carry out an assessment of whether the plans for heavy spending cuts would hit women hardest.”

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The Guardian, 1st August 2010