Voluntary Work

I WILL commence by saying I have never been adverse about doing some voluntary work and helping out.

I WILL commence by saying I have never been adverse about doing some voluntary work and helping out.

However referring to the coalition Government’s much heralded by some anyway, Big Society or big con depending on ones views I will categorically and emphatically state that I would never ever partake in any voluntary work if someone who had been doing that particular job as a paid employee had been laid off, fired or made redundant as part of the Con/Dems cuts.

I have a conscience and principles and I hope there are more people out there who would never contemplate volunteering to do a job that a paid employee has lost. Of course there are some people who would quite happily do just that, in my Trade Union days we called them scabs (sic despicable).

ROBERT W HARVEY

Nene Parade

March

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