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The pay gap

The following article is by Dr Timothy Tomkinson, a doctor currently working in the NHS. 

The NHS is a very interesting prism through which to view the recent discussion on the gender wage gap.

Language matters, and a lot of the statistics quoted are misleading to the point of falsehood. Listening to Stellar Creasy last week, she referenced an unknown hospital where “for every fifty nine pence a woman earns, a man earns a pound”

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Gender Pay Gap - are women really being discriminated against?

I have just read an article by the Prime Minister in the Telegraph. In it she talks passionately about the gender pay gap. She even ends her article by saying:

"It seems extraordinary to us that women 100 years ago were not only denied the right to vote but had to fight so hard for it. It is our job to make sure that it doesn’t take another 100 years for the gender pay gap to become a thing of the past."

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