Austerity – Tory Government Policy – Let The Needy Starve – So That Foreign Aid Can be Sustained – Adding Profits to the Coffers of the Rich

 

 

 

 

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11 March 2018. Millions of Scots families on brink face deepest benefit cuts in years

Not a lot of Scots are aware of this but the Tory Government, having inflicted austerity on the UK for 10 years provides £100 million annually in overseas humanitarian aid to Saudi Arabia which has gold reserves in excess of £16.20 trillion.

contrast the foregoing against:

A new study by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation shows that the decision to press ahead and freeze most working-age benefits and tax credits this year will see a couple with two children left £380 worse off compared with a scenario in which their universal credit claim had increased in line with prices. (The Observer)

 

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