Rarely these days do I read anything that genuinely makes me feel sick; due to the increasing number of horror stories. The fact these young people are scavenging is awful in its own right, but…some of the comments left on the paper’s website are purely terrifying; it makes me wonder if there is any hope when so many people are electing to ignore/fail to recognise the extent of issues this report indicates?
To Mike and all other Activists – Thank you, you’re keeping me going xx
Who said it could never happen here? Children are starving on the streets of Britain as the Tory-led Coalition’s hate policies bite ever-more-deeply into the poor [Image: Stoke Sentinel]. British children are sifting through bins left outside houses in search of scraps of food because they are starving, it has been revealed.
But Tories and their supporters in rich London won’t have to look at them – because they are in Labour-held Stoke-on-Trent.
The Stoke Sentinel reported that “Youngsters have been searching through bins in the Hollings Street and Brocksford Street area of Fenton before eating any leftovers.”
It said, “Dozens of hungry families are referred to Fenton’s food bank for help every week.”
What’s really sad about this story is that some of the people interviewed seemed to think the problem was with the mess left behind by these children – youngsters who are, remember, so hungry that they…
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