Inquiry into surge in gender treatment in the UK

Inquiry into surge in gender treatment in the UK, by Tony Frew.

Official figures show the number of girls being given gender treatment has risen from 40 in 2009-10 to 1,806 in 2017-18.

Why? Is it merely because it is trendy, and PC is to be blamed for ruining lives? If not, how did people cope before and why didn’t we hear more about it?