You have connected this statement to the political party in power when it is a failing of the system and probably the social services of the area they live. No, the OP to whom I responded made that connection. We don't know what happened on the ground; we await the official explanation.What is certain is that the Government's heaviest spending cuts target welfare expenditure and social services, which means the poorest and most vulnerable are hit hardest. Low-income families, the sick, the disabled and dementia patients, along with public sector workers, will pick up the bill for a debt crisis triggered by the banks. No doubt Cameron and his apologists will be hoping that local councils, social services, hospitals and others at the sharp end will take the blame, but ultimately it's the Government that is responsible for the cuts in funding.Meanwhile, multi-millionaires like Lord Ashcroft and Zak Goldsmith MP, who bought their way into parliament, have avoided payment of millions of pounds in tax. Their cases are far from unusual. Avoidance on this scale costs the Treasury tens of billions of pounds a year. A change in the tax laws is well overdue. Those at the bottom of the heap need to know that the ruling classes are shouldering their share of the pain, otherwise Cameron's much quoted catch-phrase, "we're all in this together" is risable.
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