Huge surprise!

Pregnant women on benefits have used NHS fruit and vegetable vouchers to obtain cigarettes and alcohol, a Government report has found.

Well of course this will happen. Near cash alternatives will be used in much the same way as cash.

No one\’s all that surprised when housing benefit cheques, designed to be spent on rent, get diverted into booze n\’ fags. Just one of the things that happens.

2 comments on “Huge surprise!

  1. Although the article doesn’t say, I’d guess they trade at a discount too (call it a risk premium of the shopkeeper getting caught if you like) – yet again proving that markets will develop and set prices according to the value people place on currency, goods, and services whatever you try to do.

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