The fall of Camilla Batmanghelidjh has distressed the BBC and I see they ran the following “news” story earlier today …
“Much of the focus of the collapse of charity Kids Company has been on its finances and its(cough) flamboyant founder Camilla Batmanghelidjh – what has increasingly been overlooked is the fate of the people who relied on it.
Part of the problem concerning those “helped’ by the Kids Company is precisely what they were helped to get.
“A teenager has boasted that she and pals used cash handouts from Kids Company to buy drugs. The youngster said they would queue up to collect an oyster card and £30 which they could spend how they wished. She claimed: “It was weed heaven on a Friday, you could smell it coming down from the landings.”