The great Tory rip off, where is all our money?

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,438 Thursday 19 May 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Where is all our money? Iain Duncan Smith accused your government of ‘balancing the books on the backs of the most vulnerable in society’. He’s not even close, even and despite his best efforts to drive the poor into […]

The insanity of privatising the state

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,311 Sunday 10 January 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, The primary difference between state owned (nationalised) assets and privately owned companies is that state owned assets exist to serve a function, be it health provision, police and fire services, the provision of gas and electricity and so on, […]

It is ordinary people who pay the price for war

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,273 Wednesday 02 December 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Here’s a thing. When the banks performed their global heist and got the world to pay for their crimes, it was ordinary people who bailed them out, disproportionately hitting the poor who Osborne insists must pay down the banks […]

When is a scam not a scam? When it’s government privatisation, silly

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,211 Friday 25 September 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, When is a scam not a scam? When it’s government privatisation, silly. George Osborne sells us the idea that privatisation is more efficient, cheaper and provides better service, he might even believe it, but if so he does so […]