HELEN BENJAMINS, pictured right, doesn’t think this is anything to take pride in
This is shameful.
That the Government has desensitised the need for food to be subsidised is dire.
That we accept food banks and the need for places like this Food Stop, because families, both working and not, are struggling with the basic necessity of feeding themselves, is an act of gross negligence for any Government or political party.
We are not a third world country, nor are we the victims of a natural disaster, so why are we being expected to behave as if we are?
It seems to me that the dividing line for social economy isn’t, as we are led to believe, between North and South, but is very apparent right through where we live.
If all political views of Croydon being the “business hub” of the country and is being supported as such, and indeed, if Croydon is the go to place with a bright and invested in future, then can anyone tell me why it is that food has to be subsidised for its residents?
To actually have a “celebrity” endorse the need for such a place isn’t something we should be shouting about.
Or am I the only Croydon resident to feel that this latest development is not something to take pride in?
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