Britain can no longer regard itself as a civilised nation

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,205 Saturday 19 September 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, It is shameful that six of the biggest disability charities are reporting ‘an increase in resentment and abuse directed at disabled people’. They quite rightly say ‘inflammatory media coverage has played a role in this’ but ‘they primarily blame […]

Gross inequality feeds the violence of poverty

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,068 Friday 24 April 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, What really angered me about you talking about poverty and having a go at Miliband and Balls was that you expressed irritation or anger at them. In a nation like ours poverty is ideological, your government has relentlessly pursued […]