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UK appoints a “minister of loneliness” to tackle the “hidden epidemic” that affects nine million Britons

Friday, January 19th 2018 - 09:32 UTC
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Britain appointed a “minister for loneliness” on Wednesday to tackle what Prime Minister Theresa May described as “the sad reality of modern life” affecting millions of people. Tracey Crouch, a junior minister for sport and civil society, will take on the role as part of a broader strategy to combat loneliness in Britain. Read full article


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  • Bisley

    There seems to be no limit to the stupid and unnecessary (and no business of government) things government will involve itself in to waste public money. And then they refuse to take care of the necessary things, and demand more money.

    Jan 19th, 2018 - 02:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    What does she look like? Send her round to me as I am lonely and need of a prick me up.( OOps spelt wrongly ) I meant of course pick me up.

    Jan 19th, 2018 - 05:50 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • DemonTree

    Good choice of picture Mercopress.

    Jan 19th, 2018 - 06:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Room101

    Well, here you all are, blogging instead of talking directly face-to- face with friends (me too...ha ha)

    Jan 20th, 2018 - 11:07 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • JanH

    The question is why is this piece appearing in Mercopenguin, a British government propaganda organ supposedly devoted to America, South America and the “South Atlantic”?

    Jan 25th, 2018 - 05:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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