‘Boot Camps’ – all the appeal of a heart attack, but lacking the drama

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,182 Tuesday 18 August 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, A more miserable, dingy, soul destroying, prospect I cannot imagine. Your government plans to send young unemployed people to boot camps where, ‘They will get an initial three-week intensive course of practising job applications and interviews, which will then […]

Apparently strikes and protests are anti democratic, whilst hit squads to suppress them aren’t

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,133 Tuesday 30 June 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Government hit squads to counter a wave of summer strikes Mr Cameron? Like Iain Duncan Smiths sanctions ‘regime’, this is the language of dictatorships, not whatever shreds of democracy we may have left in the UK. Mind you, we […]