Instead of an apology from Osborne we get insults

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,382 Friday 25 March 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, John McDonnell, Labour’s shadow Chancellor, stood at the despatch box opposite George Osborne and called for him to, “Apologise for the pain and anguish he’s caused disabled people and their families for the last two weeks.” He went on, […]

Tory dinosaurs are long past their extinction date

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,367 Thursday 10 March 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, In your campaign speech, ‘Making work pay’ you said, “Since we came to power we’ve got more people working than in our history.” Two things. Firstly, it’s an interesting term, ‘came to power’, I have a feeling that had […]

Clean up for the Queen? I thought she already had

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,347 Friday 19 February 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, I wonder if you have ever heard of the expression ‘noblesse oblige’? The Merriam Webster online dictionary provides a simple definition – ‘the idea that people who have high social rank or wealth should be helpful and generous to […]

Britain is not a Tory feudal fiefdom and we are not their vassals

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,130 Saturday 27 June 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Britain has a profound and distressing problem. The problem is your government and can be put very simply, Britain is not your feudal fiefdom and we are not your vassals. I have, in a long and chequered life, had […]

Death by a million cuts and that’s just the civil service

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,051 Tuesday 07 April 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the George Osborne’s spending plans over 2015-2019 would be the “largest fiscal consolidation out of 32 advanced economies over the period”. The IFS warned that “Osborne will make the deepest cuts […]

What kind of creatures are they?

A letter a day to number 10. No 977 Saturday 17 January 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Public warning to all interweb readers – please do not read the following paragraph whilst eating or drinking as involuntary outbursts of mockery, hilarity or incredulity may harm your keyboard. I have never really indulged the more bizarre ideas […]

Dinosaurs without the decency to go extinct

A letter a day to number 10. No 936 Friday 05 December 2014. Dear Mr Cameron, It’s strange scanning the reports and news today, the feeling that the wheels are falling off your malicious Tory bus is stronger than ever. The image I have today is of some a red faced blustering buffoon of a […]