Measly few pounds

PUBLISHED: 09:57 06 December 2008 | UPDATED: 10:08 10 June 2010

IN Response to a 'Few Measly Pounds' by Mr Gittings (Journal letters November 27). To save a few measly pounds to the rich may be meaningless, To the poor it means life. A few measly pounds would have saved Woolworths and 30,000 jobs and homes. A few m

IN Response to a 'Few Measly Pounds' by Mr Gittings (Journal letters November 27).To save a few measly pounds to the rich may be meaningless, To the poor it means life.A few measly pounds would have saved Woolworths and 30,000 jobs and homes.A few measly pounds could pay a mortgage.A few measly pounds could pay your heating bill.A few measly pounds can keep a roof over your head.A few measly pounds can buy a Christmas for your kids. A few measly pounds for a reasonable meal.A few measly pounds for a life-saving drug.A few measly pounds for a TV licence and fun. A few measly coppers for a newspaper.A few measly pounds paid in benefits.A few measly pounds for your child allowance. A few measly pounds for a carer's allowance. A few measly pounds to save someone's sight.A few measly pounds to buy a fire alarm.A few measly pounds saved in a free bus pass. A few measly pounds to save for yourself.Mr Gittings, when you begin to preach about saving a few measly pounds, think about what you are saying - some need a few measly pounds. Do you?Bob Pritchard,23 Exeter Road, Exmouth.


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