Honest to god, sometimes I despair I really do ……
Urgh 🙁 This was in The Torygraph in July:
Drain on the economy of obese people, drug addicts and alcoholics will be calculated under plans to be announced by David Cameron
I will only share these two small piece of the actual article and will leave it to you to click on the link and read it in full:
Under a major review of the sickness benefit system to be conducted by Prof Dame Carol Black, the chair of the Nuffield Trust, drink and drug addicts could be denied benefits if they refuse medical treatment. What the treatment that is being cut drastically now that local govts can decide how their monies are spent and drug and alcohol treatment are no longer ringfenced?
Oh and this bit Mr Cameron:
“Our One Nation approach is about giving everyone the opportunity to improve their lives and for some that means dealing with those underlying health issues first and foremost.” Would help if alcohol was considered a health issue by your Govt rather than a law and order issue. Plus what about the underlying mental health issues too?
What I will share are these comments which summarises my position: