‘How shaming the poor became our new bloodsport’ – Barbara Ellen

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,506 Friday 29 July 2016. Dear Mrs May, In my letter of 26th July I wrote that we are ‘patronised and even despised for our modest lives’. Just writing that I knew it was a subject I needed to come back to. My life is a small […]

Government imposed conditionality denies Motability to severely disabled people who most need it

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,134 Wednesday 01 July 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I really have to wonder just who the hell you think you are? Your attacks on disabled people are now one stop short of being a cull, which, under the circumstances, would be more honest. Your policies couldn’t make […]

Britain’s shame

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,093 Friday 22 May 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, People still ask, ‘How could what happened in Nazi Germany have come about?’ Today, Britain is an object lesson in exactly how it came about. The DWP has created our own ‘Untermensch’, a class of people treated as sub-human, […]

Those with the most hound and attack those with the least

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,090 Tuesday 19 May 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I will never understand how those who have every advantage in life and enjoy lives of plenty can choose, choose mind you, to hound and attack the poor and deprive them of the little they have and reduce them […]