British people are committing suicide to escape poverty. Is this what the State wants?
In the last few months of his life, Craig Monk attempted several overdoses and was described as 'vulnerable' by his family.
An accident a few years before had resulted in the partial amputation of his leg and he had suffered unnecessary, and anxiety-inducing, obstructions in receiving state assistance - even though his disability was clear for all see.
Over time he slipped further into poverty, the ends could no longer meet.