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Living in a country such as Wales - renowned for its quangos and the nepotism that running through all sections of life here such as the arts , politics as well as those, 'support' services meant to enable ' service users ' but in fact only finance themselves not welcoming any controversy it is now important that those traditionally voiceless in our society such as mentally ill people and their unpaid carers that they SHOULD be HEARD.
DO WE NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO EXPRESS OUR VIEWS IN A DEMOCRACY ?
It seems to me in Welsh society there is a conspiracy of profound and total , 'silence' that allows people who are acutely ill to be 'warehoused' - there is no other word for it - and to 'bed share' in a 19th century conditions in the last remaining Aslyum in UK at Whitchurch in the capital city of Wales yet no one in authority says - ANYTHING.
We are however fed the NHS latest buzz word of, 'Recovery that glosses the multitude of sins and the deaths that take place at Whitchurch and Llanfair every year. Sadly it has been reported to me within the last two months of writing this that with the outlawed practice of so called, 'deadly restraints ' that was current at Bristol at Winterbourne and exposed as illegal still continues at Llanfair carried out by certain staff members.
Please help Robin and myself uncover the quagmire that lurks beneath our so called,'Welsh Democracy'.