Sacrificing the poor to protect and reward the rich

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,403 Friday 15 April 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Following the handing over of the HSBC files to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the subsequent investigation, just one prosecution was made although HMRC did manage to offer an amnesty to 3,600 UK customers identified as potentially hiding […]

Belief, false or otherwise, is no excuse for sadistic cruelty

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,116 Saturday 13 June 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, We live in an age of assumptions. The problem with assumptions is we believe them because it is ‘we’ who made them up and they are the more difficult to dispel because of our personal attachment to them and […]

Government privatised tax credit fraud

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,011 Wednesday 25 February 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I had a visit today from someone whose job involves administratively helping me move house. In our wider conversation she described herself as a single parent, hard working, Mum who has had her tax credits stopped due to an […]

Tory long term economic plan – Criminalise the poor

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,009 Monday 23 February 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, In these days of auto reminders and auto renewals and desktop computers millions of times more powerful than those that landed men on the moon, your government decides it’s time to get tough on prescriptions by criminalising the poorest […]