Corbyn, and why the establishment has gone mad

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,514 Saturday 06 August 2016. Dear Mrs May, The abortive Labour coup attempt which has dominated attention on all sides underlies a much deeper issue that is both sinister and of much greater concern. It was neatly summed up by Frank Field MP when in a BBC […]

The poor cannot afford those who get rich on their backs

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,513 Friday 05 August 2016. Dear Mrs May, It is expensive being poor. Being poor comes at a premium cost, whether it is food, health, essential services, transport, life expectancy, being exploited as cheap labour, lack of choice, mental health and quality of life, the poor pay […]

Ordinary people, a cash cow in an abusive relationship

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,505 Thursday 28 July 2016. Dear Mrs May, A report by the TUC finds that Britain’s wages have tanked since the bankers broke the global economy and we now languish with Greece at the bottom of a league table of wages growth. The Ripped Off Britons blog […]

Benefit denial is the raison d’ĂȘtre of the DWP under IDS

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,283 Saturday 12 December 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, You know, some fool once said, ‘there’s no such thing as a free lunch’ which is really just a triumph of cynicism but which sums up you Tories to a T. I have to wonder if you’ve ever done […]