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Kemi Badenoch guns for Stonewall – and the charity sector

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Kemi Badenoch’s war with Stonewall opened up on a new front this evening. Earlier this year, the business secretary incurred the wrath of the LGBTQ+ charity when she told government officials to withdraw from Stonewall’s top 100 employers’ scheme over the charity’s dubious positions on gender rights.

Now, speaking this evening, she has raised the question of whether Stonewall and other charities should be receiving any public money at all.

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