Healthcare news

'Rape clause' in new tax credit rules described as 'inhumane'

Breedagh Hughes of the Royal College of Midwives has called for the scrapping of a controversial new "rape clause" for child tax credits. Picture by Hugh Russell
Seanín Graham
A LEADING doctor has warned of the "potentially harmful impact" of new legislation that will force women who have been raped to relive their ordeal to qualify for some benefits. Dr Michael McKenna, a[...]

You have reached your limit of 5 articles for the past 7 day period

To read the full story

Registered users get one free Premium article per week. Sign in.
 
 
Healthcare news

Today's horoscope

Horoscope


See a different horoscope: