The war on the poor will end, it is a matter of when, not if

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,428 Monday 09 May 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, I hope that your relentless war on the poor haunts you for the rest of your days. I also hope that Iain Duncan Smith will be reviled and prosecuted for his obscene escalation of the sanctions regime, punishing the […]

Sanctions and the human rights prohibition on torture

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,037 Monday 23 March 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, There are wide spread reports of the indiscriminate use of benefit sanctions and revelations that at the heart of the benefits system is the desire to punish benefit claimants. Despite the constant denials by the DWP the overwhelming evidence […]