Britain is supposedly one of the richest nations in the world. So a few questions.
1/ Why do people have to sleep in shop doorways?
2/ Why was there a rush of Tory MPs being photographed at food banks yesterday, making a donation and then tweeting it with a standardised message, presumably so we would all think how compassionate they are? And why has foodbank use increased so much?
3/ Why, when clearly there are many problems to be sorted, do they insist on rolling out Universal Credit?
4/ Why do they need volunteers for the health service when we are about to get £350 million a week Brexit bonus?
5/ Why is Crossrail overdue and over budget?
6/ Why is HS2 late and over budget already?
7/ Why are the roads such a mess of potholes?
8/ Why are the trains the most expensive and among the least efficient in Europe?
9/ Why are retirement pensions the worst in Europe and indeed the developed world?
10/ Why, at least in England and Wales, is there a dire shortage of police?
11/ Why are the Prisons in England in chaos?
12/ Why is the probation service in England broken?
13/ Why can my friend in London not get an appointment with his GP?
14/ Why did it take around 3 months for another friend (yes, I have some) to get his grandad buried in Coventry?
15/ Why are Tory councils in England going bankrupt?
16/ Why are we spending billions on doing up the Houses of Parliament in London?
17/ Why do Vince Cable and his Scottish tea boy think there should be a second British referendum, but not a second Scottish referendum. It couldn’t be that they liked the result of the Scottish one but not the EU one, could it?
If anyone has any other questions, please feel free to ask them. No one will have much of an answer, but hey, you’ll have done your bit by asking it.