A Simple Soul....20th June, 2019

POVERTY: So our chancellor, that Hammond bloke, has rejected claims that millions of Britons are living in poverty. He said: “It’s not what we see in this country.” He did admit that some people were struggling, but the Government had worked to tackle the causes of poverty. He refused to accept a United Nations report that austerity had increased poverty. Of course, he wouldn’t know what poverty is anyway. It just shows how out of touch these millionaire ministers are. I bet he’s never been short of a shilling for the meter or had to take a few empty bottles back to the off licence.

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