It may serve no useful purpose to constantly repeat the same thing but I hope he keeps it up! Dan asks, in reference to the probable total of 4.2 billion quid (enough to cover the basic salary of 180,575 police constables - there are 170,000 police officers in the UK - for example) that will be the UK's share of the Portugal bail-out,
"So where is the 'March for the Alternative'? Where are all the students, Socialist Workers and trade union activists who thronged through London just a couple of weeks ago?... ...So where is the TUC? Where is UK Uncut? Where are all those who asserted last month that a much smaller sum meant the end of social security in Britain? Are they missing something? Or am I?"Update: Just a reminder too that MEPs have just voted to keep all their perks and reject cost-cutting measures.