Monday 25 September 2017

Making ends meet . . . Blasphemy laws. . . Sex workers

Many of my friends and I received our first payslip last Thursday and were devastated. Never in our wildest imaginings did we realise how our take-home pay was going to be affected.

People are in tears, with real fears of how to feed their families. Many middle-income families I know who would always have "managed" are terrified. Lower-income friends are in a state of fear.

The knock-on effect of this first of four planned budgets is going to be horrendous. With three more to go, God help us all.

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