Standing against the tide of government oppression

There is nothing new in the right wing establishments treatment of the Windrush generation of people who were invited and transported to Britain in our hour of need after WWII. A Conservative campaign poster of 1964 read, “Face the facts. If you desire a coloured for your neighbour, vote Labour. If you are already burdoned […]

Wages are no longer an entitlement, merely a reward

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,439 Friday 20 May 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, I was very impressed at this little nugget that you threw into the Queen’s speech for the State Opening of Parliament, “… and to move to a higher wage and lower welfare economy where work is rewarded.” It’s amazing, […]

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 […]

Democracy has come to call, throwing the UK’s political world into raging chaos

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,179 Saturday 15 August 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, There is a storm brewing and all you self serving, careerist, political charlatans are the cause of it. If it breaks you will have no one but yourselves to blame. You have paid lip service to democracy for too […]