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Best of 2022: Tom Swarbrick caller ‘shaking with rage’ at minister suggesting young people are on ‘plodding’ path with cash
24 December 2022, 15:57
'Rage' at people being called 'plodders by our government'
This is the moment in 2022 when a Tom Swarbrick caller expressed her “rage” after a minister suggested young people were “plodding” along with their money.
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This is the moment in 2022 when a Tom Swarbrick caller revealed her “rage” after a minister suggested young people were “plodding” along with their money.
Former Economic Secretary to the Treasury Richard Fuller had said: “If you are 25 and 26, we want to give you the opportunity to say ‘Hey if I’m successful, I can keep more of my money if I’m successful- the incentives for me to take that risk not to do the plodding normal thing.’"
Dina in Ealing, who works in A&E, called Tom Swarbrick to respond to the minister’s comments.
She said: “I am literally shaking with rage at the idea that people who work hard for a living to keep this country going are considered plodders by our government.
“How utterly insulting, how despicable can he possibly have been?”
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