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Scottish Libdems. History, a bit of a geek, sustainability. Trying to make a difference no matter how small. 🇬🇧🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏳️‍🌈 🔶🖖 (all views my own)
10 Nov 19
Our families, neighbours and communities can no longer afford or endure another Tory GOV

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▪️A homeless person dies on average every 19 hours in 🇬🇧

▪️Homeless households in 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 have risen by 75% in the last decade

▪️There are more than 320,000 homeless people in 🇬🇧
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▪️ Highest suicide rates in 🇬🇧 since 2002 with a dramatic increase in people aged 10 - 24

▪️In 2018 former members of the armed forces in 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 took their own life every 6 days.

▪️120,000+ NHS patients wait more than 8 weeks to see a doctor regarding mental health
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▪️ Austerity to blame for more than 130,000 preventable deaths since 2012

▪️Over 230,000 people sanctioned whilst on UC since May 2016

▪️Between April 2018 - March 2019 Trussell Trust provided 1,583,668 emergency Food parcels to those in crisis
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