The bedroom tax, the governments filthy war on the poor

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,529 Sunday 21 August 2016. Dear Mrs May, I wonder how many Tory MPs have the remotest idea what it means to live poor, let alone destitute. For some years of my life before I was able to abandon London for the sanity of rural Somerset I […]

The war on the poor, where has all the money gone?

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,527 Friday 19 August 2016. Dear Mrs May, The annual report (2015-16) from the Social Security Advisory Committee chaired by Paul Gray reveals that the welfare reforms were driven by pressure from the treasury and that assessments of the likely impacts were non-existent, ignored/rejected or, through the […]

The utter hypocrisy of Cameron’s Easter message

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,385 Monday 28 March 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Given the growing chaos and disintegration within your party and the country I have to admit I was surprised you had the gall to video an Easter message. Hope and help for the homeless? Since 2010 homelessness has increased […]

Cameron’s home owning democracy, the scam of the century more like

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,316 Friday 15 January 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, You said on LBC radio in response to a question about whether you worry about your children owning their own homes, “I absolutely worry about it.” Let’s just pretend for a moment that I believe you. If someone who […]

They who sow the wind, reap the whirlwind

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,215 Tuesday 29 September 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Precariat: “In sociology and economics, the precariat is a social class formed by people suffering from precarity, which is a condition of existence without predictability or security, affecting material or psychological welfare as well as being a member of […]

The law isn’t the only justice in the land, not by a long way

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,210 Thursday 24 September 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, You really don’t understand or even care about ordinary people at all do you? Ashcroft petulantly having a go at you, and your reported comments – ‘a little prick, a stab in the back’ – ‘rather summed up my […]

Dignity and respect and a return to humanity

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,181 Monday 17 August 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Something is happening in this country, something very important and it’s something that all right wing politicians of all colours would do well to pay attention to because it is not going to go away even though it has […]

Cameron turns the page on the rule of law, declaring it a failed approach

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,089 Monday 18 May 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I would like to congratulate you, I don’t think anyone could have announced the totalitarian state as well as you did in saying, “For too long, we have been a passively tolerant society, saying to our citizens: as long […]

Catastrophic extremism in the UK

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,086 Friday 15 May 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Let’s keep talking about extremism. In housing! “The number of tenants evicted from their homes is at a six-year high.” “County court bailiffs in England and Wales evicted more than 11,000 families in the first three months of 2015, […]

Arrogant fool of an employee attacks employers and expects to get away with it

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,045 Wednesday 01 April 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, On the Andrew Marr Show, 29 March 2015, regarding his welfare reforms Iain Duncan Smith stated: “I was told that people would be driven into homelessness, there’d be people on the streets, people moving hundreds of miles to other […]