The number of schoolchildren who visit pensioners to keep them company in old age looks set to fall amid fears that both groups will have to be formally vetted for safety reasons.
It's too early in the morning for me to even begin to understand how fucked up this whole thing is. Whatever happened to just doing a good deed? Are these kids left unsupervised for hours on end with 90-year-old "perverts"? Are the kids signing up for this shit, not out of the goodness of their hearts, but because it's an easy way of finding an old fogey to brutalize?
Jesus, how fucking stupid have we become?
Is there no fucker in Parliament or the Home Office or whatever who is going to stand up and say, "Hang on a minute, this is stupid"?
No, I guess there isn't.