The poor cannot afford those who get rich on their backs

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,513 Friday 05 August 2016. Dear Mrs May, It is expensive being poor. Being poor comes at a premium cost, whether it is food, health, essential services, transport, life expectancy, being exploited as cheap labour, lack of choice, mental health and quality of life, the poor pay […]

The poor, the people the Tories love to hate because they deserve it

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,102 Sunday 31 May 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, A fellow blogger wrote in 2014, “It’s truly remarkable that whenever we have a Conservative government, we suddenly witness media coverage of an unprecedented rise in the numbers of poor people who suddenly seem to develop a considerable range […]