I have just been reading of the tragedy that is facing people on our neighbouring island and of the cash strapped families that will be forced to turn to the British Red Cross for help this winter for the first time in nearly 70 years, as millions face crippling cuts to their household budgets.
The rises in basic food prices and soaring utility bills have helped push more than **Five Million People** in the UK into deep poverty.
The British Red Cross said it was about to launch a campaign in supermarket foyers asking shoppers to donate food to be distributed to the most needy through the charity FareShare; This in a country where for a variety of reasons ploughs back into the land 40% of what it grows!
Yet I recall that their Prime Minister Mister C was proposing to virtually go to war in Syria until his idea was voted down.
Strange is it not that they have enough funds to wage an army and yet not enough to cater for the welfare of their people ?