In the world of IDS child poverty can be eradicated simply by deleting it

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,357 Monday 29 February 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Regarding child poverty a DWP spokesperson has said, “we’ve always been very clear that we will continue to publish low income statistics.” Odd, given that Iain Duncan Smith was adamant that he wanted to scrap the ‘official measure’ in […]

The Tories, not a shred of common human decency

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,157 Friday 24 July 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Authoritarian Conservatism is a combination of emotionally (anally) retentive Victorian paternalism with the colonial mindset of conquest and ownership. It is socially corrosive and divisive and fundamentally dishonest in its self righteous attitude of ‘don’t do as I do, […]

Even Jesus hadn’t figured on the Tories

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,156 Thursday 23 July 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, George Osborne has announced a further £20 billion of cuts in November. Austerity is no longer ‘ideological’, it’s a weapon of mass destruction, not so much cuts as an extinction event for the poor. Even Jesus got it wrong […]