It is the privilege of the privileged to dispose of the poor

Philip Hammond recently said to Andrew Marr, “Public sector pay raced ahead of private sector pay after the crash in 2008/9 and taking public sector pay, before pension contributions, that gap is now closed, public and private sector pay on average are round about the same.” This statement by Philip Hammond is a golden nugget, […]

There’s no such thing as a nuclear deterrent

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,497 Tuesday 19 July 2016. Dear Mrs May, The ridiculous term ‘nuclear deterrent’ should be banned, it is a clear misrepresentation of the reality which is, as you said in parliament during the debate on Trident, that you would be prepared to use it. You also said […]

War is peace even down to wearing poppies whilst flogging arms

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,336 Thursday 04 February 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, During your arms junket to the Gulf in 2012 you were pictured wearing a poppy as were others in your delegation. That is not the same as making sure your buttons are done up or wearing a tie, it’s […]