Osbourne should be applauded for his emergency budget. If nothing had been done we would have gone down the Greek road to ruin.
But Why Oh Why is foreign aid ring fenced? Eight billion a year goes out the door on foreign aid. Much of this goes into the pockets of ruling elites that don't give a damn about their poor.
If pensioners and others in this country are expected to go without, I am sure the foreign aid budget could at least be trimmed.
Most other countries in Europe put their own people first. Why don't we?