This was published a year ago. I don’t think I want to know the latest figures!
David Cameron says that we all need to economise to get the country back on its feet again.
Personally, we have to economise all the time now because we aren’t as well off as we were ten years ago. We’re struggling to pay our basic bills.
Nigel Farage said that we should stop paying out on foreign aid and help our own people.
Would you like to know how much money we GIVE AWAY to other countries?
Look at this;
In the past few years we have provided direct cash [£] aid to:
Haiti – £1.4 B,
Hamas – £351 M,
Pakistan – £2 B,
Libya – £1.45 B,
Egypt – £397 M,
Mexico – £622 M,
Russia – £380 M,
Jordan – £463 M,
Kenya – £816 M,
Sudan – £870 M,
Nigeria – £456 M,
Uganda – £451 M,
Congo – £359 M,
Ethiopia – £981 M,
South Africa – £566 M,
Senegal – £698 M,
Mozambique – £404 M,
Zambia – £331 M,
Kazakhstan – £304 M,
Iraq – £1.08 B,
Tanzania – £554 M,
And these are just the countries that we know about!
This is OUR MONEY that’s being doled out to people who often hate us!
A lot of them are far richer than us, and the very poor people don’t see any of the money as it’s taken by their corrupt leaders.
Well what I’d like to know is WHY we give it away. It just doesn’t make sense!
We were all horrified to read about the Tibet earthquake and the terrible loss of lives.
I don’t think anyone would begrudge our country giving aid to the people there.
This is what our money should be used for; to buy tents, medication, and anything else necessary to save lives and help them to rebuild their lives.
LYN FUNNELL CV (well, sort of!)
Lyn had very successful careers as an Air Hostess, Sales Rep, (she was one of only a couple of women. She beat all the men regularly, becoming the Top Rep in the UK, and 2nd in the world.) And then Catering took over. She did everything from the washing-up, to Silver Service Waitress, and Chef.
A few times, she had to cook the meal, dash round the other side and Silver Serve it!
In between all this, she wrote as often as she could, building up a reputation as a published short story writer, (Horror and a twist in the tale,) and a Poet.
She has appeared as a Performing Poet, and a Demo Chef.
Then she discovered the world of the Food & Travel Writer. And that’s what she has continued doing to this day.
Her main hobbies are Cookery and entering Competitions. She has won many prizes, including holidays and a moped.
She enjoys entering Competitions, submitting her original recipes. She was first in many Competitions, including the Good Housekeeping Millenium Menu, Fruits of France, Bernard Matthews Turkey Recipe, and appeared on BBC’s The One Show Spag Bol contest. She was one of three Finalists, coming 2nd, which makes her Britain’s Spag Bol Queen!
Now she runs B-C-ing-U! and loves it!
After several years of being messed around by Editors, and having loads of contacts, Lyn formed her own online Magazine, vowing to treat her writers fairly, and to do everything possible to further their careers, publicise their books, etc.
She now has a band of excellent regular writers, and the Magazine’s going from strength to strength!
Lyn’s online published books;
A collection of my published poems.
The First Book of Short Stories
The Second Book of Short Stories
The Third Book of Short Stories.
Many of these stories have been previously published.
St Anthony of Padua.
The Patron St of the Old.
A story of one woman’s terrible ordeal in a Home, and her family’s rescue of her.
The Girl Who Watched.
A Cuban girl is attacked by an English journalist & what follows!
Willy the Whizz & the Wormhole.
Suitable for Young Adults, aged 15-95!
Get Out Of Debt And Stay Out – Forever!
Unsympathetic, hard-hitting, realistic solutions to your problems.
All these books are published by Andrews UK Ltd
No, I didn’t pay them to Vanity Publish!
They’re all available from Amazon, and many other online publishers.