Public Services are in the process of being destroyed!!


Well said and I agree wholeheartedly.

Opher's World

Not safe in the hands of Tories?? The proof is in the pudding!!

Social Services – Crisis!

Mental Health Services – Crisis!

Care of the elderly – Crisis!

Nurses – Crisis!

GPs – Crisis!

Hospitals – Crisis!

A&E – Crisis!

Ambulance Service – first response by firemen without equipment! – Crisis!

School funding – Crisis!

Teachers – Crisis!

Councils – Crisis!

Crime – rising!

Policing – falling!

Armed Services – Cut to the bone!

Disadvantaged and disabled – blamed and impoverished!

Cut upon cut upon cut – expensive new systems, expensive and useless reforms, pay freezes, pension cuts, job losses, underfunding, change for the sake of change, no rational thinking, creeping privatisation …………. and a bunch of cynical ministers who are totally out of touch, out of their depth and applying large doses of dogma!

When it goes wrong they blame it on the staff or suggest even more expensive…

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Poverty costs UK £78bn a year in pressure on hospitals and social services, research finds | Home News | News | The Independent


Poverty inadvertently costs the UK £78bn per year, due to lost taxes and use of public services, research has suggested. This amounts to 4 per cent of GDP or £1,200 for every person in the country. The study Counting the cost of UK poverty has been undertaken by researchers at Heriot Watt and Loughborough Universities along with poverty action charity Joseph Rowntree. It suggests public service cuts to those in poverty may be a false economy, as people struggling with lower-incomes are forced to rely on public services more.

Source: Poverty costs UK £78bn a year in pressure on hospitals and social services, research finds | Home News | News | The Independent