Truth in politics

Seeing the title of this piece, readers can be forgiven if their immediate reaction is that I am just being ridiculously naive. Politicians and lying go together like a horse and carriage, fish and chips, Batman and Robin, Theresa May and Brexit cluster fuck. Surely everybody knows that! When David Cameron became Prime Minister in […]

Sacrificing the poor to protect and reward the rich

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,403 Friday 15 April 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Following the handing over of the HSBC files to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the subsequent investigation, just one prosecution was made although HMRC did manage to offer an amnesty to 3,600 UK customers identified as potentially hiding […]

Iain Duncan Smith is an affront to life

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,360 Thursday 03 March 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Iain Duncan Smith’s affront at the intervention of the House of Lords over his draconian cuts to the support for future ESA claimants is, whilst predictable, an affront to the nation. What it reveals is his utter contempt for […]

There’s nothing lower than a Tory

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,267 Thursday 26 November 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I grew up in the Hippie era. Despite what some may think hippies were not just a bunch of loose moraled, loose brained, hedonists, although hedonism was very much a necessary and vital part it, but it was also […]

The poor cannot afford the rich

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,258 Tuesday 17 November 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I am sick to death of being regarded and treated as a lower class of being in this country by an elitist government determined to keep robbing the poor to pay down the deficit. Osborne made it clear in […]

Elitist mind games and the public sell out

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,247 Monday 02 November 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Many people who work in Public Relations (PR) are really just in the business of promoting companies, products, issues, basically advertising in a product/public friendly way, but the real dark arts are practised by spin doctors and propagandists whose […]

The dismal, grey and lifeless, Tory world and those who give a damn

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,246 Sunday 01 November 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I’ve just spent a little time with a small group of friends in Dorset and returning home, to write another letter a day to you, I was faced with an overwhelming sense of dreariness. Reading the news: Philip Davies […]

I have no idea what a ‘servative ‘ is, but I know what a ‘Con’ is

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,245 Friday 30 October 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Malnutrition is on the rise, food banks are proliferating, according to Child Poverty Action Group the number of children in absolute poverty in the UK has increased by half a million since 2010 and now news is emerging of […]

Ordinary people are right to be frightened, but I’d rather see them angry

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,244 Thursday 29 October 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I would like to remind you that you have a duty to serve the people of Britain and that you are paid by us to fulfil that duty. What you are not paid by us to do is to […]

The flame of defiance must be kept lit

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,243 Wednesday 28 October 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, You may enjoy your brief day in the sun, but history will remember your infamy and treachery. Refusing to back the fight against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) leaving our […]