Theresa May, mocking us

Where do you start with something like this? Let’s start with the context. Jeremy Corbyn was asking Theresa May, “Did she actually know what arrangement was made with Surrey County Council?” This relates to the still unfolding scandal of a sweetheart deal being struck with Surrey Council ‘to persuade one of the richest councils in […]

Democracy is the bedrock of civilisation

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,498 Wednesday 20 July 2016. Dear Mrs May, Yesterday’s letter was met with a remarkable response on Twitter, “Keith Ordinary Guy – Member of the Labour Party – says it all – how pathetic.” At such times I do feel that for some people the act of […]

War is the sport of rulers, the people pay the price

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,480 Friday 01 July 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, When Michael Gove said that ‘people in this country have had enough of experts’, he did something rather spectacular which sums up the problems of our time and the referendum. As a media savvy elitist, he spun a deliberate […]

This is no time for weeping, it’s time to roar!

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,478 Wednesday 29 June 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, The European adventure has been an attempt to create a vast mono-culture of diverse nations, unelected, unaccountable and opaque, dominated by cultural and economic elites who are in no way democratically answerable to the people of the various nations […]

The Brexit plan that never was

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,477 Tuesday 28 June 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, This was reported on Sky news, a conservative MP who was a member of the leave campaign was asked by Sky News Political Editor Faisal Islam, “Where’s the plan, can we see the Brexit plan now?” The response was, […]

Self serving elites are the enemies of the people

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,476 Monday 27 June 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, If anything should have been learnt from the referendum, although I do not think it has yet been properly driven home, it is the utter scorn and contempt which the so called elites have for ordinary people. I was […]

The plight of the desperate, driven by monsters

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,474 Saturday 25 June 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, If the referendum has been about anything, it’s been about framing. Britain’s exit has been received as the triumph of ignorance. Brexiteers despised as some kind of Neanderthal, sub-human, knuckle dragging, species that have destroyed Britain. And yes, divide […]

What now after all the bile and hate?

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,473 Friday 24 June 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, I don’t suppose all the referendum sound and the fury is over yet, it seems a whole lot of rage and bile has been released over a lot of mights and maybe’s and don’t we just love a good […]

As the referendum restarts, we’ll see what’s been learnt

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,469 Sunday 19 June 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Whatever comes of the referendum, we need to take a long hard look at ourselves and what we have become. If we allow the fear mongers and peddlers of prejudice and hate to succeed, we will be surrendering to […]

RIP Jo Cox, we all have a responsibility to end hate

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,467 Friday 17 June 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, The attack on Jo Cox is an appalling tragedy and a heinous crime and I am appalled and shattered that this has occurred. As I write I have just learnt that Jo has died from her injuries, leaving her […]