Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Mamma Its Cold Inside

MAMMA ITS COLD INSIDE                                        
The headline announced the chilling fact that an elderly person dies every seven minutes due to fuel poverty. The article goes on to explain that millions of pensioners are worried that they will not be able  to keep warm this winter. 'Every winter 25,000 old people in England and Wales do not survive the bitter weather - 206 death a day. Those living in the coldest houses figure most in the excess winter death rates and illness statistics according to Age UK.' (Daily Express, 11 November) Needless to say this problem does not affect the owning class. RD

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