The plight of the desperate, driven by monsters

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,474 Saturday 25 June 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, If the referendum has been about anything, it’s been about framing. Britain’s exit has been received as the triumph of ignorance. Brexiteers despised as some kind of Neanderthal, sub-human, knuckle dragging, species that have destroyed Britain. And yes, divide […]

Tory chaos over the EU referendum and the ‘Project Fear’ smoke screen

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,365 Tuesday 08 March 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, As the head of the DWP Iain Duncan Smith is not someone who should be accusing others of ‘Project Fear’. The entire social disaster that is now the DWP under his mismanagement is the single most feared and despised […]

Government extremism, the elephant in the room that must be challenged

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,163 Thursday 30 July 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Let’s talk about extremism. Now there’s an elephant sitting squarely in the middle of the room. You began your recent speech at Ninestiles School in Birmingham with the following, “Over generations, we have built something extraordinary in Britain – […]