Britain’s atrocious arms trade

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,533 Thursday 25 August 2016. Dear Mrs May, Figures from the Stockholm Peace Research Institute in 2015 show that between 2010-14 Britain was the 6th biggest arms exporter in the world. The Guardian reports that, ‘More than £3bn of British-made weaponry was licensed for export last year […]

Ah the sweet, cloying, stink of corruption

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,432 Friday 13 May 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Ah corruption. It’s a funny old thing, even the police couldn’t believe that the UK government could act against the best interests of the people. In one of my attempts to report the DWP for human rights abuses I […]

Dealing with Tory inflicted trauma

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,376 Saturday 19 March 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, The trouble with maintaining a lie is that it takes so much work. I have to admit, with no pleasure at all, that you’ve had a good run. The great British public have had to go through the process […]

There are no circumstances in which human rights should be scrapped

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,299 Monday 28 December 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Michael Fallon’s call for the human rights act to be suspended for the armed forces has apparently been dismissed as the ‘worst kind of jingoistic rubbish’ by Tim Farron. He carries on with his own brand of jingoism by […]