Austerity Britain? Cuts to public services, the unemployed, living support allowance to the disabled, families in need! But do not fear, your taxes will still be spent and the nation’s deficit will still rise:
David Cameron has promised to increase Britain’s military capability to fight Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, including a doubling of the RAF’s fleet of drones.
Telling the Sunday Telegraph the UK would spend hundreds of millions of pounds on equipment and resources for special forces; he said it was essential to meet the terrorist threat facing the UK.
Should Britain sit by whilst Syria burns? Most certainly not, yet it is rather disingenuous for a government to say that they cannot find funds to care for those in need but find bombs.