bank closures in the countryside, British countryside, closure of country hospitals, closure of country schools, closure of Post Offices, countryside, countryside crime, migration to areas with no employment, second homes, sheep rustling, shortage of affordable accommodation in the countryside, shortage of work in the countryside, thefts of farming equipment in the countryside, wind farms blight, withdrawal of services from countryside
The Challenges faced by the British countryside, none of which are addressed by this article.
The challenges facing the British countryside | via @Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/countryside/8990771/The-challenges-facing-the-British-countryside.html
Yes, the yuppies need their broadband if they go to live in the country, but, er, is this the only and most important problem country people face? Has Ms Spelman ever lived in the countryside, or even visited? This is the impression you get from the article.
However, the comments are sizzling and cover a host of relevant issues Ms Spelman either didn’t notice or didn’t want to talk about because of their implications.