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I am becoming very concerned that our Prime Minister is becoming increasingly out of control where spending our money is involved. Each time he goes abroad, he makes speeches promising huge sums of money to the people he talks to. Since he came to power, his total giveaway in this respect is eye-popping.
Very recently he unilaterally announced that the UK would shoulder one quarter of the EU's donation to Developing Countries for help with alleged Global Warming problems.
There are 27 countries in the EU and I don't see why on earth should we pay 25% of the sum due? Yes, rich countries must share their wealth with those who are poorer. We did this when we had the world's 4th most prosperous economy. But we are now a financial wreck, slipping deeper into bankruptcy with every day that passes.
Mr Gordon Brown perhaps ought to recall that charity begins at home...
My own view is that Mr Gordon Brown is now so desperate for popularity that, realising he cannot get it in this country, he must go abroad to scatter largesse in all directions and so win the gratitude he craves. Mr Gordon Brown (possibly we should now call him 'Lord Bountiful'?) perhaps ought to recall that charity begins at home. The people of Cumbria, homes devastated by last month's flood damage, would have been more deserving recipients of this huge sum of money, which will now disappear abroad.
Mr Gordon Brown would no doubt ignore this advice. But can someone please stop him from going abroad again and spending money like a drunken sailor on shore leave? It is we taxpayers who must pay for this, long after Mr Gordon Brown is history.