Cumbrian foodbank expecting to help 300 people a month
Last updated at 09:03, Wednesday, 06 February 2013
Staff at an emergency food service in west Cumbrians say they expect to see a “huge rise” in demand from the area’s most desperately poor people.
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Eddy, Have you ever asked yourself what the council tax payers, of this country are actually paying for and the national insurance tax payers, and food tax, and tax on every item we buy in the shops, as consumers? We pay for everythingnd subsidised nuclear energy, even the natural gas tax payers paid for the infrastructure and subsidied the gas companies, who make billions in profits from ectracting natural resources every day . The very wealthy pay as little as possible for all the benefits, that they receive from the tax payers. they even benefit from the consumers including those who dare to ask for financial support from a government that also benefits greatly from the poor.
Eddy, foodbanks are manned by volunteers. The food in the banks is donated by the public. The Govt. dont fund foodbanks and if this Govt had to fund so much as a bar of chocolate to a starving man you can bet your bottom dollar they'd be looking at ways to shut all foodbanks down.
Why do so many people expect something for nothing and always expect the government to pay for everything. Everyone in this country has had a chance in life. They get free education. If they don't take that opportunity, and looking at the standard of English in some of the comments in this thread, many don't, tough! They get housing if they need it , generous benefits etc, free health care etc. But guess what, it's not free it's all paid for by the hard pressed tax payer! To be honest, if the government started delivering food parcels there'd be a massive bureaucracy developed to provide them and there would be subsequent inquiries and debates into the quality of the fare being delivered, again at the tax payers expense. The best way is to let volunteers do it, they'll be cost effective and it'll make the charity givers feel good about themselves.
Although I'm having a go at the poor, I totally agree with all comments which are anti bankers (investment bankers not the folk working in the local bank) and anti politicians, complete slime, the lot of them.