160518 queens speech poverty

Thanks to Gabrial Scally for tweeting the following:

“A Tory classic. The Queen’s speech mentioned ‘poverty’ & ‘deprivation’ once. In this single disgraceful sentence.”

He was, of course, referring to the Conservative Government’s insistence that poverty will disappear if systems used to measure UK citizens’ lack of money cease to measure – guess what?

Their lack of money.

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