Welfare cuts and the eradication of the poor and vulnerable

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,362 Saturday 05 March 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, There can only be one possible reason for pushing ahead with cuts to ESA and refusing to conduct an impact assessment on how such measures will affect disabled people, the cuts are designed to be punitive and the effects […]

Death by a million cuts and that’s just the civil service

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,051 Tuesday 07 April 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the George Osborne’s spending plans over 2015-2019 would be the “largest fiscal consolidation out of 32 advanced economies over the period”. The IFS warned that “Osborne will make the deepest cuts […]