UK government drops maternity charity after critical tweets

Group championing rights of new mothers and pregnant women removed after commenting on government’s lack of progress

A charity that champions the employment rights of pregnant women and new mothers has been dropped from a government advisory board after posting critical tweets.

In recent months, senior Tories including the culture secretary Nadine Dorries and her predecessor Oliver Dowden have taken pains to position themselves as champions of free speech, decrying “cancel culture”.

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