Cameron’s Britain: MPs complain about paying 4 quid for venison pie while sick and dying get no help

Tom Pride once again tells it like it is. And there’s an awful familiarity with it all. The cries of our MPs complaining about the charge they have to pay for luxurious meals, while tens of thousands, if not hundreds are really starving, is too much like the complaints of the rich during the French and Russian Revolutions. Marie Antoinette supposedly said, ‘Let them eat cake’. Our MPs moan about the price of venison pie. And meanwhile, one political analyst has said that if the rich don’t curtail their greed soon, they’ll become for them with pitchforks. The clock’s ticking, and the writing is definitely on the wall. And he who refuses to learn from history is doomed to repeat it.

Pride's Purge

Today, under Cameron, we are seeing no less than the end of the welfare state.

If you’re sick and disabled – even dying – there is simply no safety net any more in this country.

There are now numerous cases of terminally sick cancer patients being refused sickness benefit and will have to work or starve because they are supposedly ‘fit for work’.

We also have parents of child cancer patients having to rely on food banks because the Cameron government decided being a carer means you will get no help from our increasingly non-existent welfare state:

Cameron’s Britain: 7-year old cancer patients on foodbank handouts

Another example of a victim of the Cameron government’s slashing of help and support for the sick, disabled and dying was Chris Smith, a plumber from Leicester with terminal cancer who sadly died recently:

Fit for work?

And in more a recent case, a young woman with end-stage organ failure has…

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