It is not all pensioners who own their own property or have a private pension. And not all pensioners voted for Brexit.Sarah wrote: ↑Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:38 pmHey, no! Those folks running the country in the 1980s weren't the ones growing up in it. Generation X aren't the problem here, most of us are still working, getting on with being productive in an increasingly stressful world and paying taxes. I hear much more prevalent attitudes of entitlement amongst complacent retirees, sitting fortuitously in their inflated houses on their final salary pensions and voting brexit as-if crashing the economy for no good reason won't even affect them. Then there's those Millennials that obviously don't know they're born, as has been said of every generation before them...
https://www.buzzfeed.com/alexwickham/10 ... s-approach
It is believed that in particular, millennial men have been the worst offenders at failing to reduce their contact with other people, continuing to visit pubs, travel widely and take part in other social events, despite being told that doing so risks the lives of the elderly and vulnerable.
But some are sitting very pretty. MP's are pleading with 2nd homers to stay put. They could spread the virus and local health providers will be stretched to breaking point without them.
Too late for Southwold as the regional news reported they have arrived. One older couple were interviewed and the outside of their 2nd home was featured. If that went on the market in normal times it would be sold for £1 to £2 million judging by size and especially position. The town was heaving with the fleeing 2nd homers.
In Italy the virus was in the northern Lombardy region. A leak to the media that there was going to be a clampdown on travel and some fled to family in other parts of Italy taking the virus with them.