According to this next news story… smoking costs the NHS more than £5billion a year. I’ve been saying all along that smokers shouldn’t get free health care. Let them pay their own damn costs instead of the taxpayer. Makes me sick that non-smokers should have to pay to help people who voluntarily and willingly ruin their own health!
The Daily Mail reports that Gordon Brown imposed a spending limit in Afghanistan during 2006, which basically restricted the British Army in doing things like fighting, patrols, etc.