We’re a wealthy country… money’s no object…


An interesting thought.
What do others think?

Jane Young

Flooding I’m supposed to be writing an important human rights report, but the political messages around today have tempted me to blog – for the first time since the turn of the year, when my anger about poverty spilled into a much less measured blog than usual. My anger has now got the better of me again…

First of all I must say, very clearly, that flooding is terrible for those affected and my heart goes out to all those who have experienced the horror of dirty, sewage-contaminated water flowing through their homes. This blog is not directed against flood victims, but is a comment on the political message and reality behind the Prime Minister’s promises.

The floods have reached the home counties. Beautiful homes next to the River Thames are awash. This is archetypal middle England. Confirmed Tory voters are now being affected by the floods which have ravaged the…

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One response to “We’re a wealthy country… money’s no object…

  1. I found it interesting. I’m not sure whether the reaction from government has been so much that ‘tory voters’ have been hit as that it has been people working in London who have been hit. This country is amazingly ‘londoncentric’, just watch a ‘National’ weather forecast and wait for the North of England to get any coverage.

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