It’s always amusing when a ‘Guardian’ hack takes out an onion for ‘the poor’ and unwittingly reveals why they are poor:
I recently spent an afternoon walking around Custom House, and everyone to whom I mentioned the name Tando told me horror stories. On their request, I shan’t give full details, but all were youngish women with children, shifted off Newham council’s waiting list into a Tando home.
Their issue? Well, it’s going to be familiar to any council tenant, I suspect:
Their complaints would apparently go unanswered, sometimes for days, and then when repair men came, their work would amount to cheap bodge jobs.
Yup! The public sector is famous for this. Why is anyone surprised?
Even as she recalled the details, tears came to Shaheda’s eyes.At the time, the 30-year-old came “close to a breakdown”, crying constantly and unable to sleep. One thought tortured her: “Because of these poxy windows, my son’s suffering so badly. I can’t get help from anyone. I can’t do anything.”
Yet you apparently can breed. Why do you do this, when you can’t provide adequate housing for the children you already have?