The government has failed us, long live the people

A question I never thought I would be forced to ask myself. What do I do if the government of the UK not only betrays me but is, in any meaningful sense, of no damned use to me, my life and well being, at all? In fact, quite the reverse. The head of the government […]

Tory welfare reforms, Britain’s secret penal system

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,537 Monday 29 August 2016. Dear Mrs May, It is a sad fact that so many are misled by the idea that their disability or sickness has any relevance in the Work Capability Assessments (WCA). As the DWP recently pointed out to The Oxford Times, “decisions were […]

“Give us food or we perish.”

A letter a day to number 10. No 987 Tuesday 27 January 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, What a strange feeling, my birthday is the same date as the liberation of Auschwitz which was 70 years ago today. I had never realised before that I shared a date with the end of such an atrocity. I […]