while poverty pimps atos’ boss gets £200k pay rise, uk kids starve
(not satire – it’s the UK today)
Here’s a remarkable statistic which seems to have largely gone unnoticed.
A few days ago, Tesco released a press release to coincide with their food collection drive this week which included a survey on food poverty in the UK.
Amazingly, according to the survey, more than a quarter of parents in the UK say they can’t provide food for all the meals their children need during the school holidays.
And almost half of 18-24 year-olds (44%) say they’ve experienced some form of food poverty in the last six months.
While these statistics are astonishing – shocking even – I can’t say I’m much surprised at how these facts have gone largely unreported in the mainstream media.
Welcome to third-world Britain.
The Tesco press release with the statistics I’ve mentioned can be found here:
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