Britain is in recession, with massive public and private debt.
Yet ''Conservative'' Prime Minister David Cameron, who could not walk in the shadow of Lady Thatcher, refuses to hold a referendum on leaving the wasteful European Union.
Today more waste is exposed. This time, the EU foreign service, headed by Labour peer Baroness Ashton is demanding an extra £23 million (AUD$36 million) to run the EU foreign ministry.
The service even has a Mission in Australia, which Baroness Ashton recently visited. The European External Action Service currently costs £422 million (AUD$662 million) a year to run.
It has been revealed the service has also signed a £10 million (AUD$16 million) deal to fly the unelected eurocrats around the world in private jets. Baroness Ashton will now have the choice of aircraft including a Boeing 747 when she takes a trip.
The globe trotting Baroness Ashton
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