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#Housebound #ESA and Surviving #Coronavirus

March 23, 2020

jaynelinney

I am one of an unknown number of people unable to leave their home for much or all of the time; I live with a number of Chronic conditions all of which mean I function on a High dose of Medication.
This is a person post outlining the problems I, along with doubtless many many others, are facing during the Corvid19 Crisis.
Before I begin I do want to say how very pleased I am to see self employed people and those who’s jobs are at risk, supported £ during this time.
However, I’m also Very Concerned for the number of #Sick & #Disabled people Surviving on #ESA, and maybe #PIP. Firstly lets look at Food & Household Essentials; how the Heck are we supposed to manage the Increase in aforementioned goods AND How are we Even supposed to Access the #Essentials??
The Supermarkets are talking well, with special…

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  1. Robbie Bluck permalink
    March 23, 2020 5:11 am

    I go to Tesco for the first time since panic buying started. I am permitted one carton of milk, one loaf of bread, no eggs, no porridge, no rice. All the frozen food is gone; totally empty display cabinets. There’s an excess of in-store security personnel. One informs me there was a huge delivery of eggs at 8.00am, by 11.00am they were all gone. Eggs will soon expire. It’s Sunday, the store opened at 11.00am. I do believe I will be losing weight as time goes on.

  2. Robbie B - Birmingham permalink
    March 23, 2020 5:31 am

    I go to Tesco for the first time since panic buying started. I am permitted one carton of milk, one loaf of bread, no eggs, no porridge, no rice. All the frozen food is gone; totally empty display cabinets. There’s an excess of in-store security personnel. One informs me there was a huge delivery of eggs at 8.00am, by 11.00am they were all gone. Eggs will soon expire. It’s Sunday, the store opened at 11.00am. I do believe I will be losing weight as time goes on.
    Mobility disabled male, 67-years.

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