July 21, 2011
HAVE you heard about the amazing bread the NHS hands out on prescription to gluten allergy sufferers in Wales?
It’s made of fairy-dust-sprinkled hypoallergenic wheat harvested by pixies at dawn, hand-ground by hedge-fund managers and then baked to perfection by Parisian masterchefs in ovens made of pure gold!
Well that’s one explanation for the £984,185 the NHS in Wales (where prescriptions are free) blew last year buying 47,684 gluten-free loaves at £20.64 a pop when, in a supermarket, you can get them for a 10th of the price. The other is more prosaic…
(to read more, click here)
- Radio Free Delingpole XVI: buying Britain’s gold back
- How I became a 24-carat goldbug
- Wales is in danger: why isn’t the Prince of Wales saving it?
- It is left to me to point out this regrettable, overlooked fact: Dave blew it
2 thoughts on “Who would spend so much on a loaf? The NHS, of course.”